Liberty University (LUCOM)

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Liberty University / College of Osteopathic Medicine / 1971 University Blvd. / Lynchburg, VA 24502

Overview

Savvy Rank
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999
School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
Public/Private
Year Founded
2012
US News Rank - Research
US News Rank - Primary Care
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()
City Size

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Median GPA
Median MCAT
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 ()
International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AACOMAS
Letters of Rec Required
DO letter Required
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()
Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
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)?
Early
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

Essay Topics ('22 – '23)

1. Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, as a faith-based institution, exists to develop excellent osteopathic physicians in a Christian environment who will impact the world by becoming leaders in the practice of medicine and servants of their fellow man. In 250-500 words, please describe how your personal faith, beliefs, or values will allow you to contribute to LUCOM's mission to develop patient-centered physicians for the osteopathic medical profession.

2. In under 300 words, how do you hope to impact your community as an osteopathic physician?

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, as a faith-based institution, exists to develop excellent osteopathic physicians in a Christian environment who will impact the world by becoming leaders in the practice of medicine and servants of their fellow man. In 250-500 words, please describe how your personal faith, beliefs, or values will allow you to contribute to LUCOM's mission to develop patient-centered physicians for the osteopathic medical profession.

2. In under 300 words, how do you hope to impact your community as an osteopathic physician?

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, as a faith-based institution, exists to develop excellent osteopathic physicians in a Christian environment who will impact the world by becoming leaders in the practice of medicine and servants of their fellow man. In 250-500 words, please describe how your personal faith, beliefs, or values will allow you to contribute to LUCOM's mission to develop patient-centered physicians for the osteopathic medical profession.

2. In under 300 words, how do you hope to impact your community as an osteopathic physician?

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Liberty University's mission is to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to impact tomorrows world. In 250-500 words, please describe how your personal faith, beliefs, or values will allow you to contribute to LUCOMs mission, goals and values to develop Christ-centered servant leaders for the osteopathic medical profession.

2. In 250-500 words, please describe your personal motivation to practice osteopathic medicine.

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. In 250-500 words, please describe how your personal faith, beliefs, or values will allow you to contribute to LUCOM's mission, goals and values to develop Christ-centered servant leaders for the osteopathic medical profession.

2. In 250-500 words, please describe your personal motivation to practice osteopathic medicine.

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. In 250-500 words, please describe how your personal faith, beliefs, or values will allow you to contribute to LUCOM's mission, goals and values to develop Christ-centered servant leaders for the osteopathic medical profession.

2. In 250-500 words, please describe your personal motivation to practice osteopathic medicine.

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, as a faith-based institution, exists to develop excellent osteopathic physicians in a Christian environment who will impact the world by becoming leaders in the practice of medicine and servants of their fellow man. In 250-500 words, please describe how your personal faith, beliefs, or values will allow you to contribute to LUCOMs mission to develop patient-centered physicians for the osteopathic medical profession.

2. In 200-300 words, please describe how you will have changed the world as an osteopathic physician twenty years from now.

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