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					                A.T. Still University–Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM)
        A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine ATSU-KCOM (ATSU-KCOM)

                                                       the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona         education and their individual roles and respon-
A.T. Still University Office of Admissions             (SOMA).                                               sibilities within it.
                                                                                                             www.atsu.edu/shm/online_programs/doctor_
800 West Jefferson Street
                                                       2011-2012 Enrollment                                  health_education/index.htm
Kirksville, MO 63501                                   Total medical school enrollment: 693
                                                       Total male: 409                                       Special Programs
Toll Free: (866) 626-2878 x2237                        Total female: 284                                     •	   Still Well student wellness program
Phone: (660) 626-2237                                  First-year enrollment: 172
                                                                                                             •	   KCOM offers a two-year Biomedical Sciences
Fax: (660) 626-2969                                    First-year male: 73
                                                                                                                  program that provides an opportunity for
                                                       First-year female: 99
E-mail: admissions@atsu.edu                            Total enrollment affiliate institutions: 3,293
                                                                                                                  individuals aspiring to health science careers
Website: www.atsu.edu                                                                                             to become prepared for professional studies
                                                                                                                  in medicine, education or research.
                                                       Curricular Offerings                                       www.atsu.edu/kcom/programs/
                                                       The curriculum at the Kirksville College of                biomedical_sciences/index.htm
                                                       Osteopathic Medicine is discipline-based.             •	   International Medicine Programs: Students may
                                                       Innovative learning experiences have been
                                                                                                                  spend elective time during the fourth year at
                                                       adopted throughout its evolution, including:
                                                                                                                  an international rotation site that is approved
                                                       •	 Case-based learning
                                                                                                                  by the Associate Dean for Clinical Education.
                                                       •	 Use of standardized patients
                                                       •	 Integrated osteopathic theory and methods          Preparatory Programs
                                                          (OTM)                                              None
                                                       •	 Web-based instruction
                                                       •	 Human patient simulator                            Facilities
                                                       •	 Electives provided                                 •	   Connell Information Technologies
                                                                                                                  Center, which opened in early 2008, houses
                                                       Courses in the first two years integrate clinical          the library, osteopathic manipulative medicine
                                                       courses to prepare the student for the clinical            lab, student study areas and meeting facilities.
Description                                            rotation experience. The clinical rotation cur-       •	   Wireless campus
A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of            riculum, delivered to students in regional sites
                                                                                                             •	   Breakout study rooms equipped with plasma
Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) is the                during the third and fourth year, includes:
                                                                                                                  screens and/or white boards
founding college of the osteopathic profession         •	 Preceptor and hospital-based
                                                                                                             •	   Centennial Commons
and provides the future physician with a strong           clinical training
curriculum, outstanding faculty, scientific
                                                                                                             •	   Anatomy Laboratory
                                                       •	 Didactics
research opportunities, preceptorships, and                                                                  •	   Student Fitness Center
                                                       •	 Osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM)
an overall commitment to the education and                                                                   •	   Still National Osteopathic Museum
                                                       •	 International rotation opportunities
advancement of osteopathic principles, practice                                                              •	   Performance Assessment Center
and philosophy.                                                                                              •	   Daraban Simulation Center
                                                       Combined Degree Programs
                                                       DO/MS – The DO/MS degree is appropriate for
Mission Statement                                      students who have been accepted into the KCOM         Application Information
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences serves as a   osteopathic medical program and who wish to           Primary application service: AACOMAS
learning-centered university dedicated to prepar-      better prepare themselves for more competitive        Earliest filing date: Opening date of AACOMAS
ing highly competent professionals through inno-       residencies and an academic career.                   Latest filing date:* 2/1/13
vative academic programs, with a commitment            www.atsu.edu/kcom/admissions/preparing _MS_           *For best consideration, applicants should
to continue its osteopathic heritage and focus on      admission/dual_degree_requirements.htm                submit their AACOMAS application at least four
whole person health care, scholarship, commu-          DO/MHA – Online master’s degree in health             weeks prior to this school’s latest filing date.
nity health, interprofessional education, diversity    administration that prepares the student to be a
and underserved populations.                                                                                 Academic year/orientation for first-year students
                                                       leader in a fast-growing segment of the U.S. labor    start date: 8/1/13
                                                       market.                                               International students (non-U.S. citizens/temporary
Setting: Kirksville, MO; Rural                         www.atsu.edu/shm/online_programs/health_              residents) considered: Yes
                                                       administration/index.htm
Date Founded: 1892; Private                            DO/MPH – Online master’s degree in public             Supplemental Application
                                                       health that prepares the student to be a leader in    Supplemental application required: Yes
Accreditation                                          the field of Public Health.                           Sent to: Screened Applicants
A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of           www.atsu.edu/shm/online_programs/public_              Supplemental Application Fee: $70
Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) is accred-            health/index.htm                                      Fee waiver available: Yes
ited by the Commission on Osteopathic College          DO/Doctor of Health Education (DHEd) – The Doctor     Waiver conditions: AACOMAS waiver
Accreditation (COCA) and by the Commission             of Health Education program complements the           Supplemental app. earliest filing date: 6/1/12
on Institutions of Higher Education of the North       University’s mission of encouraging its constitu-     Supplemental app. latest filing date: 3/1/13
Central Association of Colleges and Schools.           encies to become leaders to improve commu-
                                                       nity health and wellness with a comprehensive
Institutional Affiliation                              appreciation of the interaction of body, mind         Supplemental Application Requirements
                                                       and spirit, while helping to create the best health   Minimum cumulative and science GPA of 2.50.
A.T. Still University also includes the Arizona
                                                       care educators in the world. This program is          Two letters of evaluation: one from a premedi-
School of Health Sciences (ASHS), the School
                                                       one of very few online doctorate degrees in the       cal advisor, premedical committee, or a science
of Health Management (SHM), the Arizona
                                                       health sciences designed to challenge students        faculty member and one from a physician (DO
School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH) and
                                                       to examine the current state of health care           or MD).


28             AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE
MCAT                                                                                                             First-Year Class Matriculants’
Oldest MCAT considered: 2009                                                                                     Self-Reported Race/Ethnicity:
Accept September 2012 MCAT Scores: Yes
                                                                                                                 Percentages are based on self-reported data and
Accept January 2013 MCAT scores: Yes
                                                                                                                 therefore may not equal 100%.
Additional Comments: ATSU-KCOM will accept
January scores if seats are still available.                                                                     American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
                                                                                                                 Asian/Pacific Islander: 12%
Send Letters of Recommendation by:                                                                               Black or African American: 1%
Virtual Evals: Yes                                                                                               Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Interfolio: Yes                                                                                                  White: 80%
Paper: Yes
                                                                                                                 Other/No Answer: 1%
Regular Acceptance Notice
Applicants will be requested to submit necessary
matriculation documents, including a deposit,
                                                                                                                 First-Year Class Matriculants with:
according to the following AACOMAS traffic                                                                       Science Majors: 75%
guideline schedule:                                                                                              Non-Science Majors: 25%
•	 Those accepted prior to November 15 will have                                                                 Graduate degree(s): 8%
   until December 14
•	 Those accepted between November 15 and
   January 14 will have 30 days
•	 Those accepted between January 15 and May 14
                                                                                                                  Premedical Coursework
   will have 14 days
•	 Those accepted after May 15 may be asked for
                                                          First-Year Class Matriculants’                          Science
                                                          Selection Factors                                       Course            Req.   Rec.   Lab   Sem. Hrs
   an immediate deposit
•	 Earliest acceptance date: 10/1/12                      Applicants are screened for academic achieve-           Biology/Zoology    X            X        8
•	 Latest acceptance date: Until class is filled
                                                          ment, clinical involvement, interpersonal               Biochemistry              X
                                                          relations, leadership and service, perseverance,
•	 Maximum time for applicant to accept offer:
                                                          maturity, motivation and osteopathic aware-             Molecular
   AACOMAS traffic guidelines                             ness. Applicants who reach the final phase of           Biology                   X
•	 Deferred entrance requests considered: Yes                                                                     Genetics                  X
                                                          the selection process will be invited to visit
                                                          the University for an interview. All applicants         Inorganic
Early Decision Program (EDP)                              selected for admission are interviewed prior            Chemistry          X            X        8
EDP available for: Both Residents & Non-Residents         to acceptance. As a private institution and the
                                                                                                                  Organic
EDP applications due to AACOMAS: 8/1/12                   founding college of osteopathic medicine,
                                                                                                                  Chemistry          X            X        8
EDP supplemental materials due: 9/15/12                   KCOM recruits students from all parts of the
                                                          United States who are interested in a career in         Physics            X            X        8
Applicants notified: Two weeks from the date of
interview.                                                osteopathic medicine.                                   Non-Science
                                                                                                                  Course            Req.   Rec.   Lab   Sem. Hrs
COM Interview Format                                                                                              College
Every interview candidate will be scheduled for                                                                   English            X                     6
two faculty interviews, as well as a brief meeting                                                                Behavioral
with a member of the Admissions staff.                                                                            Sciences                  X
                                                                                                                  Humanities                X
                                                                                                                  Math/Statistics
                                                                                                                  Other
 Financial Information
                                                                                                                  Additional Coursework: Human Anatomy
                                                                                                                  /Human Physiology and Biostatistics
 Tuition and Fees                                         Deposit
                                                                                                                  recommended.
 Source: 2011-2012 tuition. Data subject to change.       Applicants should submit necessary matriculation
                                                          documents, including a deposit, according to the
    Resident tuition:                      $43,525        AACOMAS traffic guideline schedule above.
    Non-Resident tuition:                  $43,525        Amount of deposit to hold place in class: $1,000
    Supplemental Application fee:              $70        Deposit due: AACOMAS traffic guidelines
    Resident fees:                            $725
    Non-Resident fees:                        $725        Additional Deposit: $1,000
    Health Insurance:                         N/A           Preregistration fee of $500 due by 4/15/13
                                                            and Prematriculation fee of $500 due by 5/15/13.
 Fees Include:                                            Applied to tuition: Yes
                                                          Deposit refundable: No
  Student Services      r    Technology               r
                             (not computer)
                                                          Financial Aid
  Lab                   r    Microscope Rental            Enrolled students with federal financial aid: 94.9%
  Computer                   Health Service               Scholarships: Yes
                                                          Average scholarship/grant: $39,715
  Student Activities    r

 Est. Room, Board, Books & Living Costs: $25,195/year
 Average 2011 graduate indebtedness: $207,941



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