Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine - admissions Offices
The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)
currently accredits 26 colleges of osteopathic medicine offering instruction at 34 locations in 25 states.
A.T. Still University–Kirksville College Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) Bradenton Campus (LECOM Bradenton) (PCOM)
800 West Jefferson Street 5000 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard 4170 City Avenue
Kirksville, Missouri 63501 Bradenton, Florida 34211-4909 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131
Toll Free: (866) 626-2878 x2237 (941) 756-0690 Toll Free: (800) 999-6998
(660) 626-2237 www.lecom.edu (215) 871-6700
Lincoln Memorial University–DeBusk College
A.T. Still University–School of Osteopathic of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) Georgia Campus–Philadelphia College
Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM)
5850 East Still Circle Harrogate, Tennessee 37752 625 Old Peachtree Road, NW
Mesa, Arizona 85206 Toll Free: (800) 325-0900 ext. 7090 Suwanee, Georgia 30024
Toll Free: (866) 626-2878 x2237 (423) 869-7090 Toll Free: (866) 282-4544
(660) 626-2237 www.lmunet.edu/dcom (678) 225-7500
Michigan State University College
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) Rocky Vista University College
of Midwestern University (AZCOM/MWU) Locations: East Lansing, Detroit, Clinton of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM)
19555 North 59th Avenue A136 East Fee Hall 8401 S. Chambers Road
Glendale, Arizona 85308 East Lansing, Michigan 48824 Parker, Colorado 80134
Toll Free: (888) 247-9277 (517) 353-7740 (303) 373-2008
(623) 572-3215 www.com.msu.edu www.rockyvistauniversity.org
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine New York Institute of Technology (NYCOM/NYIT) –New York (TouroCOM-NY)
of Midwestern University (CCOM/MWU) Northern Boulevard 2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard
555 31st Street Old Westbury, New York 11568-8000 Suite 519
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 (516) 686-3747 New York City, New York 10027
Toll Free: (800) 458-6253 http://nyit.edu/nycom (212) 851-1199, ext. 2589
(630) 515-7200 www.touro.edu/med
www.midwestern.edu Nova Southeastern University College
of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) Touro University College of Osteopathic
Des Moines University College of 3301 College Avenue Medicine–California (TUCOM-CA)
Osteopathic Medicine (DMU-COM) Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905 1310 Club Drive
3200 Grand Avenue Toll Free: (866) 817-4068 Vallejo, California 94592
Des Moines, Iowa 50312 http://medicine.nova.edu CA Toll Free: (888) 880-7336
Toll Free: (800) 240-2767 x1499 Outside CA: (888) 887-7336
(515) 271-1499 Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic www.tu.edu
www.dmu.edu/com Medicine (OU-HCOM)
102 Grosvenor Hall Touro University Nevada College
Kansas City University of Medicine and Athens, Ohio 45701 of Osteopathic Medicine (TUNCOM)
Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine Toll Free: (800) 345-1560 874 American Pacific Drive
(KCUMB-COM) (740) 593-4313 Henderson, Nevada 89014
1750 Independence Avenue www.oucom.ohiou.edu (702) 777-1750
Kansas City, Missouri 64106-1453 www.tun.touro.edu
Toll Free: (800) 234-4847 Oklahoma State University Center for Health
(816) 283-2351 Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine University of Medicine and Dentistry
www.kcumb.edu (OSU-COM) of New Jersey–School of Osteopathic Medicine
1111 West 17th Street (UMDNJ-SOM)
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Tulsa, Oklahoma 74107 One Medical Center Drive, Suite 210
(LECOM) (918) 582-1972 Stratford, New Jersey 08084-1501
Locations: Erie and Seton Hill www.healthsciences.okstate.edu/college (856) 566-7050
1858 West Grandview Boulevard www.som.umdnj.edu
Erie, Pennsylvania 16509 Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
(814) 866-6641 College of Osteopathic Medicine (PNWU-COM) University of New England College
www.lecom.edu 111 University Parkway, Suite 202 of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM)
Yakima, WA 98901 11 Hills Beach Road
Toll Free: (866) 329-0521 Biddeford, Maine 04005
(509) 452-5100 (207) 602-2329
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University of North Texas Health Science Center Undergraduate timeline for the Pre-Medical student
at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic applying to Osteopathic Medical Colleges
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2699 This is a general timeline for preparing to apply to medical school.
Toll Free: (800) 535-TCOM (8266) Please consult with your pre-health advisor to establish your own personalized schedule.
www.hsc.unt.edu FresHMan Year JUnIOr Year
• Meet with your campus pre-med advisor to • Meet with pre-med advisor.
University of Pikeville Kentucky College learn the requirements. • Maintain competitive GPA.
of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KCOM) • Think about a major and minor course of • Volunteer/work in a medical field or setting
147 Sycamore Street academic study. (clinic, ER, hospital).
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501 • Develop study skills. (Form study groups or • Study and register for MCAT.
(606) 218-5406 use resources on campus.) • Take the MCAT.
http://pcsom.pc.edu • Maintain a competitive GPA. • Visit schools in which you are interested and
• Begin extracurricular activities. attend Open House, recruitment events.
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine– • Volunteer/work in a medical field or setting • Order or review online AACOM’s Osteo-
Carolinas Campus (VCOM-CC) (clinic, ER, hospital). pathic Medical College Information Book,
350 Howard Street • Review medical school admission which includes descriptions of all of the
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303 requirements. osteopathic medical colleges, admissions
(864) 398-5000 • Order or review online AACOM’s Osteo- criteria, minimum entrance requirements,
www.vcom.vt.edu pathic Medical College Information Book, and more.
which includes descriptions of all of the • Continue to be involved in pre-health orga-
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine– osteopathic medical colleges, admissions nizations, research and community service
Virginia Campus (VCOM-VC) criteria, minimum entrance requirements, activities.
2265 Kraft Drive and more. • Look for leadership opportunities.
Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 • Read books on and learn about Osteopathic
(540) 231-6138 Medicine.
www.vcom.vt.edu senIOr Year
• Talk to upperclassmen pre-med students.
• Meet with pre-med advisor.
• Get to know an Osteopathic Physician (DO).
West Virginia School of Osteopathic • Sign up for committee process or letter of
Medicine (WVSOM) evaluation service w/ advisor.
400 North Lee Street sOPHOMOre Year • Maintain competitive GPA.
Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 • Meet with pre-med advisor. • Make list of all medical schools to which you
Toll Free: (800) 356-7836 or (888) 276-7836 • Volunteer/work in a medical field or setting plan to apply.
www.wvsom.edu (clinic, ER, hospital). • Order or review online AACOM’s Osteo-
• Select major and minor courses of study. pathic Medical College Information Book,
Western University of Health Sciences/ (Fine-tune schedule.) which includes descriptions of all of the
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific • Maintain competitive GPA. osteopathic medical colleges, admissions
(Western U/COMP) • Research medical school entrance criteria, minimum entrance requirements,
Locations: Pomona, CA and Lebanon, OR requirements. and more.
309 East Second Street • Order or review online AACOM’s • Request official transcripts of all college work
Pomona, California 91766-1854 Osteopathic Medical College Information attempted.
(909) 469-5335 Book, which includes descriptions of all of • Request letters of recommendation/evalu-
Lebanon: (541) 451-6999 the osteopathic medical colleges, admissions ation. (Begin the summer prior to Senior
www.westernu.edu criteria, minimum entrance requirements, year.)
and more. • Volunteer/work in a medical field or setting
William Carey University • Consider participating in research (with a (clinic, ER, hospital).
College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCU-COM) faculty member or outside campus). • Continue extracurricular activities and lead-
498 Tuscan Avenue, Box 194 • Learn more about Osteopathic Medicine ership roles on and off campus.
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401 (shadowing, classmates, advisor, Internet • Complete AACOMAS application. (Begin the
(601) 318-6235 research). summer prior to Senior year.)
www.wmcarey.edu/com • Confirm that schools have received your
• Complete secondary applications and
submit letters in timely manner.
• Interview at medical schools. (Make a plan to
ensure you do not miss classes, assignments,
• Complete FAFSA financial aid application
• Consider what you will do this summer
(accepted or not accepted).
• Accept offer.
• Write thank-you notes to references and
medical school admission officers.
• Thank your pre-med advisor for their
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