General Admissions FAQs

How do I apply to KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine?

Once you have completed an application on AACOMAS, you will be notified if you are eligible to receive a secondary application for KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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How do I apply to KCU's dual-degree programs?

KCU offers dual-degree master's programs in both health-care leadership and bioethics. Students will learn more about both of our dual-degree programs at orientation. Applications for both programs are available to College of Osteopathic Medicine students during their first semester of enrollment.

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What is the deadline for the secondary application?

Secondary applications are due within 21 days of your invitation. The last date a secondary application can be submitted each year is March 1, unless otherwise noted from the Office of Admissions. We encourage students to complete the secondary application as soon as possible as interview spots may fill prior to March 1.

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What is the fee for the secondary application?

You must pay a $60 application fee when you submit your application online. You must pay the fee online using a credit card. Secondary application fees are non-refundable for any reason.

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What should I do if I move or my personal information changes after submitting an application?

If you have submitted an application to AACOMAS, but not completed our secondary application, please contact AACOMAS immediately. AACOMAS will notify all designated colleges or universities, including KCU. If you have submitted your online secondary application to KCU, please contact the KCU Admissions Office at 800-234-4847 or directly at 816-654-7160. We also encourage you to submit any updates in writing to admissions@kcumb.edu.

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What happens once I have submitted all the materials for my secondary application?

Once KCU has received your secondary application, application fee, recommendation/evaluation letters and all other supporting documents, the applicant file is sent for review. Applications are reviewed periodically and applicants receive either an invitation for an interview or a notice of regret. Interviews will continue until all slots have been filled. If selected for an interview, applicants are notified by email and will have the opportunity to select a date through our online system. Interviews are typically conducted from September through April.

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What should I do if I decide to withdraw my application?

If you decide to withdraw your application from KCU during the application process, please contact the Admissions Office in writing as soon as possible. AACOM applicant protocol states: "Applicants who have made a final decision on the medical school they plan to attend have the obligation to promptly withdraw their applications from all other schools." Contacting KCU regarding your withdrawal will prevent you from receiving unwanted mail reminders.

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