Required Notices

As an institution that receives federal student aid, these notices demonstrate the commitment of the University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) to be fully compliant with federal regulations that apply.

Voter Registration
All U.S. citizens have the right to vote. Most states require you to be 18 years of age and have specific residency requirements for voter registration. For more information on voter registration and state requirements, use the links below.

Kentucky residents

Residents of other states

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring or the admission of students.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies under Title IX:

Bethany Bowersock
Title IX Coordinator
University of Pikeville
Administration Building, Room 203
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 218-5344

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding other non-discrimination policies:

Michael Pacheco
Human Resources Director
University of Pikeville
Laughlin Cottage
147 Sycamore Street
(606) 218-5216

If either individual is unavailable, inquiries concerning any nondiscrimination policy may be directed to the other individual.

Observance of Constitution Day

For more information about the United States Constitution, please use the links below.

Campus Public Safety

The Clery Act is a federal statute requiring all colleges and universities participating in federal student aid programs to publish an annual security report that accurately discloses campus crime statistics and security information. This report is available to the campus community including current and prospective students, faculty and staff.

For UPIKE campus safety Information and reports, please open the links that follow.
Department of Public Safety
Crime Reporting

Sexual Assault Prevention

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a supportive learning environment and fostering safe, healthy relationships among our students. As such, the institution and members of our community will not tolerate the offenses of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. This program is intended to help you learn more about these issues, as you play an important role in keeping our campus safe.

Title IX – Statement and Procedures

Student Performance & Residency Information

COMLEX-USA. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) administers the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA) board examinations that consist of Levels 1, 2 CE, 2 PE and 3. The purpose of the COMLEX-USA board examination series is to assess the osteopathic medical knowledge and clinical skills required for osteopathic generalist physicians to practice medicine without supervision. KYCOM requires that its medical students take and pass the COMLEX Levels 1, 2 CE and 2 PE board examinations as part of their graduation requirements. Following graduation and as part of residency training, KYCOM graduates also must pass the COMLEX-USA Level 3 examination.

First-time pass rates on the Level 3 COMLEX examination for KYCOM graduates are as follows:

2013-2014: 93.3 percent
2014-2015: 93.3 percent
2015-2016: 90.5 percent
2016-2017: 97.8 percent
2017-2018: 89.5 percent

Residency Placements. 98-99% of graduates of the KYCOM classes of 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 have obtained residency placements in graduate medical education programs offered by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or by the military. Information on placements by specialty, state, and institution can be found here.