Getting Started

  • As the state's largest medical school and one of the oldest osteopathic medical schools in the nation, KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine has built a tradition of excellence. Medical Students - Getting Started

    We are known as a leader in osteopathic medicine, with an educational environment emphasizing both academic excellence and the education of caring, compassionate physicians who place their patients' needs above all else.

    Graduates of KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine are highly sought after for postdoctoral programs accredited by both the American Osteopathic Association and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, including at some of the nation's most prestigious medical institutions, such as the Mayo Clinic, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

    Why choose KCU?

    • An integrated, patient-centered medical curriculum
    • A comprehensive human patient simulation center
    • Dual-degree programs that enhance your understanding of business and bioethics
    • New facilities with the access to the latest technology
    • Graduates who are highly sought after for residencies and internships
    • Faculty members dedicated to helping you achieve your goals
    • Opportunities for personal growth through various clubs and organizations on campus
    • One of Kansas City's most historic and culturally diverse neighborhoods
    • Abundant opportunities to learn while serving the community

     Begin your journey with KCU: