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Diversity in Medicine: Facts and Figures 2019

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Figure 4. Percentage of Black or African American (alone) applicants to U.S. medical schools by Black or African American subgroups, academic year 2018-2019

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Figure 4 disaggregates data for applicants from the Black or African American subgroup. In 2018-2019, applicants from this subgroup who identified as African American represented less than half of the total Black or African American subgroup applicant pool (44.8%). Both African applicants and applicants from Multiple Black or African American subgroups represented about 16% of the Black or African American subgroup applicant pool. Afro-Caribbean applicants made up 8.8% of the pool.

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