Transfer Students

Students wishing to transfer into the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program will be considered under the following circumstances:

  • Student must be ranked in the upper 50% of his/her current medical school class.
  • Student must submit a supportive letter of recommendation from the dean of his/her current medical school stating the student is in good academic standing.
  • Student is enrolled in a COCA- or LCME-accredited medical school.
  • Student must have a cogent reason for requesting transfer.
  • Student is willing to participate in an interview at the discretion of the Chair of the Admissions Committee.
  • The Associate Dean of Academic Curriculum and Medical Programs and a committee of College of Osteopathic Medicine course directors will review the applicant’s transcript and determine where transfer credit will be given and what courses will be required for completion prior to graduation.
  • Student requesting transfer from other COMs must have passed COMLEX Level 1 of NBOME (or USMLE Step 1 if from an allopathic school).
  • Student from an LCME-accredited medical school must meet all DMU-COM OMM requirements prior to graduation.

Please carefully review the transfer application requirements listed above. If you satisfy all requirements and would like to learn more about how to apply for transfer admission, please contact us at Meeting all application requirements is in no way a guarantee of transfer admission.

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