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Fast Facts About Osteopathic Medical Education 

In the 2013-14 academic year these colleges are educating over 23,000 future physicians – more than 20% of US medical students.

College Facts

  • The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) represents the 30 accredited colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States.

  • These colleges are accredited to deliver instruction at 42 teaching locations in 28 states.

  • Six of the colleges are publicly controlled, 24 are private institutions.

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Number of Applicants to Osteopathic Medical Colleges (AACOMAS)

  • 2013: 16,454
  • 2001: 6,898

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Enrollment

  • 2013 First-Year Enrollment: 6,641
  • 2013 Total Enrollment: 23,144
  • 2001 First-Year Enrollment: 3,043
  • 2001 Total Enrollment: 11,101

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Graduates

  • 2013 Total Graduates: nearly 4,726 
  • 2001 Total Graduates: 2,536
  • 2015 Projected Graduates: 5,300

Graduate projections are subject to change.

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