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Table 1 Students’ gender, age at the beginning of medical study, cohort and pu-GPA by admission group

From: Bachelor completion and dropout rates of selected, rejected and lottery-admitted medical students in the Netherlands

  Gender (n) Cohort (n) Age at start of studies (yrs) Pu-GPA (1–10)a
  M F 2006 2007 2008 2009 Mean SD Mean SD
Selected (n = 416) 149 (36%) 267 (64%) 83 78 132 123 20.0 1.8 7.0 0.4
Rejected in step 2 (n = 57) 14 (25%) 43 (75%) 5 16 25 11 19.4 1.4 7.1 0.5
Rejected in step 1 (n = 169) 43 (25%) 126 (75%) 48 49 34 38 19.2 1.0 7.0 0.5
Withdrew from step 1 (n = 42) 21 (50%) 21 (50%) 6 19 12 5 19.2 1.5 7.1 0.5
Applied to lottery only (n = 366) 139 (38%) 227 (62%) 115 99 70 82 19.2 1.2 7.1 0.5
Total (n = 1050) 366 (35%) 684 (65%) 257 261 273 259 19.5 1.5 7.1 0.4
  1. aPassing grade for pre-university education is ≥5.5