JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(10):574. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480360054003.
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One hundred and fifty-six medical colleges, with 6,776 instructors, enrolled 27,501 students and graduated 5,002 students in the school year 1901-2. In the year previous, 1900-1, 156 colleges, with 5,958 teachers, enrolled 26,417 students and graduated 5,444. Twenty years ago there were 89 medical schools with 14,934 students and 4,115 graduates. The increase in the number of schools and students is far in advance of the increase in the number of graduates. The graduates twenty years ago were 4,115; in 1900, 5,314; in 1901, 5,444, and in 1902, 5,000. The attendance in twenty years has therefore increased nearly 200 per cent, and the number of graduates has increased less than 25 per cent. The decrease in the number of graduates in the last year is assigned to the increased length of course of study and increased requirements by state boards. It is considered by many a temporary decrease and one


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