Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-KPCOM) (Patel)

Address

Nova Southeastern University / College of Osteopathic Medicine / 3301 College Avenue P.O. Box 299000 / Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
142
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
1979
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 ()

City Size
< 9M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.5
Median MCAT
505
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
Yes
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400




Application
AACOMAS
Letters of Rec Required
MD or DO letter required
Get Premium Content Now
Get Savvy Pro

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?
No
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) - Released on 6/17/22

1. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine? 1,000ch

2. List and briefly describe your significant healthcare-related volunteer activities since graduation from high school. 2,000ch

3. If you were employed during the regular school year (excluding summers) while in undergraduate or graduate school, please list dates of employment beginning with your current position along with title or job description, level of responsibility, and the number of hours per week. 2,000ch

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine (1000 characters)

2. List health-care related volunteer activities (2000 characters)

3. List employment you've had during the school year and excluding summers (2000 characters)

Essay Topics (’20 – '21)

1. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine? (2000 characters)

2. If you were employed during the regular school year (excluding summers) while in undergraduate or graduate school, please list dates of employment beginning with your current position along with title or job description, level of responsibility, and number of hours per week. (2000 characters)

3. List and briefly describe your significant health care-related volunteer activities since graduation from high school. (2000 characters)

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine?

2. If you were employed during the regular school year (excluding summers) while in undergraduate or graduate school, please list dates of employment beginning with your current position along with title or job description, level of responsibility, and number of hours per week.

3. List and briefly describe your significant health care-related volunteer activities since graduation from high school.

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine?

2. If you were employed during the regular school year (excluding summers) while in undergraduate or graduate school, please list dates of employment beginning with your current position along with title or job description, level of responsibility, and number of hours per week.

3. List and briefly describe your significant health care-related volunteer activities since graduation from high school.

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. Are you open to the idea of practicing primary care medicine? Yes No

2. Are you open to the idea of practicing medicine in a health care shortage area? Yes No

3. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine? (text box)

4. Please indicate which of the following applies. I grew up in a community of : Less than 10,000 people, 10,000 to 50,000 people, More than 50,000 people

5. If you were employed during the regular school year (excluding summers) while in undergraduate or graduate school, please list dates of employment beginning with your current position along with title or job description, level of responsibility, and number of hours per week. (text box)

6. List and briefly describe your significant health care-related volunteer activities since graduation from high school.

7. If you have ever matriculated into an M.D. or a D.O. program, please explain reason(s) for leaving. Please use the following format: date, institution, status. If non-applicable, please type "none."

8. Are you interested in being considered for the DO-DMD Program (6 year program leading to a joint degree). Yes No

9. Are you applying to the D.O. Program for D.P.M. Graduates? Yes No

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine? (2000 character maximum)

2. List any paid employment not including summer jobs, responsibilities, and hours per week. (2000 character maximum)

3. List and briefly describe your health care related volunteer activities since high school. (2000 character maximum)

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

1. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine? (2000 character maximum)

2. List any paid employment not including summer jobs, responsibilities, and hours per week. (2000 character maximum)

3. List and briefly describe your health care related volunteer activities since high school. (2000 character maximum)

Essay Topics ('14 – '15)

No essays

Essay Topics ('13 – '14)

1. How did you learn about osteopathic medicine? (2000 characters)

Premium Access

Unlock Content

Key Quote

Discussion