Campbell University (Wallace) (CUSOM)

Address

Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine / Office of Admissions / PO Box 4280 / Buies Creek, NC 27506

Phone

Toll Free: (855) CUSOM13 [(855) 287-6613] / Phone: (910) 893-1770 / Fax: (910) 893-1777

Email

CUSOMadmissions@campbell.edu

Overview

School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
DO
Public/Private
Private
Year Founded
2011
US News Rank - Research
Unranked
US News Rank - Primary Care
Unranked
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()
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City Size
< 100K

Getting In

Median GPA
3.5
Median MCAT
503
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()
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International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Case-by-case
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AACOMAS
Letters of Rec Required
DO letter Recommended
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()
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Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
Yes
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Medium
Secondary Fee
$50
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
Traditional
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?

Secondary Essay Prompts

The mission of Campbell University–Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM is to educate and prepare community-based osteopathic physicians in a Christian environment to care for the rural and underserved populations in North Carolina, the Southeastern United States, and the nation. In addition to its mission statement (https://medicine.campbell.edu/ about/mission-values-goals/), Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine also includes eight goals for the purpose of educating osteopathic physicians who are well trained, socially minded clinicians who practice evidence-based medicine.




Essay Topics (2019-2020)

1. What makes you a good fit for the CUSOM mission? (1200 characters)

2. Have you applied to med school in the past 2 years? How have you improved your application? (2000 characters)

3. What tenets of the osteopathic philosophy stand out to you? (2000 characters)

4. What five qualities do you have that will help build the climate at CUSOM? (2000 characters)

5. Have you submitted an application to another medical school within the last two years? If so, to what medical school(s) did you apply, and what improvements have you made to your application? Have you ever applied to CUSOM? (2000 characters)

Essay Topics (2018-2019)

Briefly describe how you are a good fit for the CUSOM Mission

What five qualities do you feel you bring to CUSOM that would enhance the overall climate of our school?

Please describe how you are a good fit for the CUSOM mission.

Osteopathic medicine parallels allopathic medicine but has principles and practices that are distinct. Which of these principles and practices are of greatest interest to you and why?

Have you submitted an application to another medical school within the last two years? If so, to what medical school(s) did you apply, and what improvements have you made to your application? Have you ever applied to CUSOM?

Essay Topics ('17 - '18)

What five qualities do you feel you bring to CUSOM that would enhance the overall climate of our school? How do these qualities meet the CUSOM mission?

Osteopathic medicine parallels allopathic medicine but has principles and practices that are distinct. Which of these principles and practices are of greatest interest to you and why?

(2,000 character limit)

Essay Topics ('16 - '17)

2000 characters max.

1. What five qualities do you feel you bring to CUSOM that would enhance the overall climate of our school? How do these qualities meet the CUSOM mission?

2. Osteopathic medicine parallels allopathic medicine but has principles and practices that are distinct. Which of these principles and practices are of greatest interest to you and why?

3. Have you submitted an application to another medical school within the last two years? If so, to what medical school(s) did you apply, and what improvements have you made to your application? Have you ever applied to CUSOM?

4. Have you ever been enrolled in a medical school? Yes No If YES, where and when?

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