University of Pikeville

Address

University of Pikeville-Kentucky / College of Osteopathic Medicine / Office of Admissions / 147 Sycamore Street / Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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
1997
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
< 100K

Getting In

Median GPA
3.5
Median MCAT
500
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 ()
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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)?
Early
Secondary Fee
$75
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. Please describe your experience with osteopathic medicine, such as your care and treatment from a DO and your shadowing experience with a DO (including number of hours). Please describe how your experience has influenced your decision to apply to an osteopathic medical school.

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Please explain why you should be selected for training as a primary care, rural osteopathic physician.

2. Please describe your experience with osteopathic medicine, such as your care and treatment from a DO and your shadowing experience with a DO (including number of hours). Please describe how your experience has influenced your decision to apply to an osteopathic medical school.

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. Please describe your experience with osteopathic medicine, such as your care and treatment from a DO and your shadowing experience with a DO (including number of hours).

2. Please describe how your experience has influenced your decision to apply to an osteopathic medical school. (500 words or less)

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Please describe your experience with osteopathic medicine, such as your care and treatment from a DO and your shadowing experience with a DO (including number of hours).

2. Please describe how your experience has influenced your decision to apply to an osteopathic medical school. 500 words

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. Please explain why you believe KYCOM is the right choice for your osteopathic medical education.

2. Please explain why you believe you are an excellent choice to be an osteopathic medical student at KYCOM.

3. Please describe your experience with osteopathic medicine, such as your care and treatment from a DO and your shadowing experience with a DO (including number of hours). Please describe how your experience has influenced your decision to apply to an osteopathic medical school.

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. Please explain why you believe KYCOM is the right choice for your osteopathic medical education. (500 word count)

2. Please explain why you believe you are an excellent choice to be an osteopathic medical student at KYCOM. (500 word count)

3. Please describe your experience with osteopathic medicine, such as your care and treatment from a DO and your shadowing experience with a DO (including number of hours). Please describe how your experience has influenced your decision to apply to an osteopathic medical school. (500 word count)

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. Please explain why you believe KYCOM is the right choice for your osteopathic medical education. (500 words)

2. Please explain why you believe you are an excellent choice to be an osteopathic medical student at KYCOM. (500 words)

3. Please describe your experience with osteopathic medicine, such as your care and treatment from a DO and your shadowing experience with a DO (including number of hours). Please describe how your experience has influenced your decision to apply to an osteopathic medical school. (500 words)

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

1. Please explain why you should be selected for training as a primary care, rural osteopathic physician.

2. Please also explain why you are applying to KYCOM for osteopathic medical education and why you believe you will be a successful KYCOM medical student.

3. Please also describe your experience with osteopathic medicine that may include your care and treatment by a D.O. and your shadowing experiences with a D.O. (include number of hours, etc.)

Essay Topics ('14 – '15)

1. Please explain why you should be selected for training as a primary care, rural osteopathic physician.

2. Please also explain why you are applying to KYCOM for osteopathic medical education and why you believe you will be a successful KYCOM medical student (1-2 pages maximum)

Essay Topics ('13 – '14)

1. Why you should be selected for training as a rural primary care osteopathic physician. Why you are applying to kycom, and why you will be a successful student at kycom. 1-2 page maximum

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