International students (i.e., non-U.S. citizens or temporary residents) are considered for admission to the following colleges of osteopathic medicine. Please note policies, restrictions, and/or requirements next to each college.


Additional Information for International Student Applicants

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University (AZCOM/MWU) Non-US Citizens must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States, or from a recognized post secondary Canadian institution that uses English as its primary language of instruction and documentation. Of the 30 semester hours, 15 hours must be in the sciences, six hours in non-remedial English composition, and three hours in speech/public speaking. international student requirements
Chicago COM of Midwestern University (CCOM/MWU)
CCOM/MWU international student requirements
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM)
KCU-COM international student requirements. International applicants who are in a pending status for permanent residency are not eligible for admissions to KCU-COM.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) International students (non-U.S. citizens or non-permanent residents) will be considered on an individual basis. Non-U.S. citizens must provide documentation verifying that sufficient funds are available in a U.S. bank to cover all expenses to complete the program at LECOM and submit World Education Services (WES) transcript evaluations for all non-U.S. coursework. Additional requirements and information are available by contacting the Admissions Office at
Liberty College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) The country from which the international student applicant is from must recognize the DO degree.
Lincoln Memorial University–DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Strong consideration will be given to international students who have ties to Appalachia. Deferred Action Childhood Arrival (DACA) students will not be considered for admissions to LMU-DCOM. Our policy on international students can be found at
Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM)
MU-COM international student requirements. Applicants with DACA status are not considered.
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM)
Michigan State University policies can be found at Requirements for admission can be found at
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)
International candidates are encouraged to review the following website prior to applying:
Georgia Campus-Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM Georgia)
Suwanee, GA campus: International candidates are encouraged to review the following website prior to applying:

Moultrie, GA campus: International candidates are encouraged to review the following website prior to applying:
Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-KPCOM)

International candidates may contact the Office of International Affairs at Nova Southeastern University to find out information about our policies and procedures: or call 1-800-541-6682, ext. 27240.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM)
Applicants should contact the RowanSOM Admissions Office at (856) 566-7050 for more information.  
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM-NY)
Asylum applicants will provide documentation from their attorney. This documentation is provided to our Registrar department, which handles international student affairs. Other international students are required to provide proof of their I-20 status or begin application to obtain the I-20.  
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNE COM)
UNE COM international student requirements.
University of North Texas Health Science Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNTHSC/TCOM)
Applicants are classified as either residents or non-residents in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Applicants are classified regardless of immigration status.
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine–Auburn (VCOM-Auburn)
In select cases - see
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine–Carolinas (VCOM-Carolinas)
In select cases - see
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine–Virginia (VCOM-Virginia)
In select cases - see
Western University of Health Sciences–College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (WesternU/COMP)
Pomona, CA campus: Applicants who are not U.S. citizens and who are living in the U.S. should be prepared to provide proof of legal U.S. residency at the time of interview. If eligible, Form I-20 will be issued only after an offer of acceptance. Lebanon, OR campus: We cannot accept applications from international students.
William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM)
International students must show evidence of their ability to meet their financial obligations to the institution, as well as their eligibility for visa sponsorship.

Arizona COM of Midwestern University (AZCOM/MWU)