Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Nevada

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Touro University–Nevada / 874 American Pacific Drive / Henderson, Nevada 89014

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
Private
Year Founded
2004
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
< 4M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.48
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 ()
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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 Recommended
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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?
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
$100
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. Why are you interested in pursuing this degree at Touro Nevada?

2. What award(s) or recognition(s) have you received within the last five years?

3. What volunteer experience have you had during the last three years?

4. What research experience have you had during the last three years?

5. Please tell us about your extracurricular activities or hobbies.

1500 character limit for all of the essay questions

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1000 characters for each

What award(s) or recognition(s) have you received within the last five years?

Employment experience during the last three years:
(Please provide the employers name, occupation/position, and duration of employment)

Volunteer experience, if any, during the last three years:
(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Research experience, if any, during the last three years:
(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Health professions or shadowing experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Extracurricular activities or hobbies.

Essay Topics (2019-2020)

1000 characters for each

What award(s) or recognition(s) have you received within the last five years?

Employment experience during the last three years:

(Please provide the employers name, occupation/position, and duration of employment)

Volunteer experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Research experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Health professions or shadowing experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Extracurricular activities or hobbies.

Essay Topics ('18-'19)

1000 characters for each

What award(s) or recognition(s) have you received within the last five years?

Employment experience during the last three years:

(Please provide the employers name, occupation/position, and duration of employment)

Volunteer experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Research experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Health professions or shadowing experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Extracurricular activities or hobbies.

Essay Topics ('17-'18)

1000 characters for each

What award(s) or recognition(s) have you received within the last five years?

Employment experience during the last three years:

(Please provide the employers name, occupation/position, and duration of employment)

Volunteer experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Research experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Health professions or shadowing experience, if any, during the last three years:

(Please provide the type of activity, sponsor, duration of service, and position)

Extracurricular activities or hobbies.

Essay Topics ('16-'17)

1000 characters each essay

What award(s) or recognition(s) have you received within the last five years?

Employment experience during the last three years:

Volunteer experience, if any, during the last three years:

Research experience, if any, during the last three years:

Health professions or shadowing experience, if any, during the last three years:

Extracurricular activities or hobbies:

Essay Topics ('15-'16)

No Essays

Essay Topics ('14-'15)

No Essays

Essay Topics ('13-'14)

No Essays

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