Oklahoma State University (OSU-COM)

Address

OSU-CHS Office of Admissions / 1111 W. 17th Street / Tulsa, OK 74107

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
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
DO
Public/Private
Public
Year Founded
1972
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
< 1M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.6
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 ()
International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
No
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?
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
$65
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. What has been your most humbling experience and how will that experience affect your interactions with your peers and patients? Word Count: 300

Optional: Is there any additional information you would like the college to know about you? Word Count: 500

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Please reflect on a challenging non-academic experience you have faced. Describe the event, how you reacted to it, and what you have learned about yourself and others by experiencing it. (300 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTION:

1. In less than 500 words, is there anything you'd like the admission committee to know about you that wasn't mentioned on the primary application?

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. What is your most important relationship or who is the most influential person in your life and why? (Word Count: 300)

OPTIONAL QUESTION:

1. Is there any additional information you would like the college to know about you? (Word Count: 500)

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. What is your most important relationship or who is the most influential person in your life and why? Word Count: 300

OPTIONAL QUESTION:

1. Is there any additional information you would like the college to know about you? Word Count: 500

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. Why do you wish to attend OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine? (300 words)

2. What is your most important relationship or who is the most influential person in your life and why? (300 words)

3. Is there any additional information you would like the college to know about you? (300 words)

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. Please describe any additional accomplishments (e.g, clinical or research experience, additional coursework, updated MCAT score, community service, leadership experience) since your last application to OSU-COM: This question applies if you have previously applied to OSU-COM (5000 characters max)

2. If not currently in school, describe present activity: (500 words max)

3. Why do you wish to attend OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine? (500 words max)

4. Is there any additional information you would like the college to know about you? (500 words max)

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. Please describe any additional accomplishments (e.g, clinical or research experience, additional coursework, updated MCAT score, community service, leadership experience) since your last application to OSU-COM: This question applies if you have previously applied to OSU-COM (5000 characters max)

2. If not currently in school, describe present activity: (500 words max)

3. Why do you wish to attend OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine? (500 words max)

4. Is there any additional information you would like the college to know about you? (500 words max)

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

1. If not in school, what are your current activities. (500 words)

2. Why OSU. (500 words)

3. Any additional information you want to provide us. (500 words)

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