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    Improving the Well-Being of the Communities We Serve

    For nearly 100 years, KCU has been committed to a primary purpose – the education and training of caring, compassionate osteopathic physicians. Today, that purpose has grown to include training students in bioethics and biomedical sciences. Approximately 1,100 students attend KCU's two colleges, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Biosciences.

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    At KCU, we:

    • Provide the second-largest number of physicians in Missouri and Kansas
    • Alleviate physician workforce shortages nationally, with 58 percent of our more than 7,100 practicing alumni in primary care specialties
    • Deliver much-needed medical care in underserved areas, with 19 percent of alumni practicing in rural care nationwide
    • Rank as the largest medical school in Missouri and the 10th largest in the United States
    • Stand as one of the five original colleges of osteopathic medicine

    Learn more about KCU.  

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    Beginning in 2012, KCU engaged students, faculty, staff and administrators, in partnership with Helix Architecture, to outline a Campus Master Plan.

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    KCU Vision: 

    • Become the most student-focused medical university in the nation
    • Build the best University team in the profession
    • Create the greatest workplace in the Midwest

    Read our mission statement.