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Transcript Requests

Transcript requests are handled through the University of Pikeville Registrar’s Office. You will need to create a Parchment account to complete the request. Transcript processing fees apply and are payable by credit card. Anyone with an outstanding financial obligation to the university cannot obtain a transcript until the delinquency has been paid in full. To request a transcript, click below:

If you have questions or would like more information, please call (606) 218-5260.

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How do I contact the Office of Admissions?

Students may reach the Office of Admissions by phone at (606) 218-5257 or by fax at (606) 218-5405.

What is the average MCAT score?

The average MCAT score for recent entering classes was 25 (previous version); 500 (MCAT 2015).

What is the average GPA of KYCOM applicants?

The average science GPA was 3.4 and the average cumulative GPA was 3.5 for the recent entering classes.

How can I find out about housing for KYCOM students?

There are various resources available to incoming classes to assist in finding housing in and around Pikeville that may be obtained from KYCOM admissions staff.

UPIKE has limited apartment units available for graduate and family housing located approximately three miles from campus. Units are studio or one-bedroom with a bathroom and kitchenette. All utilities, cable and internet are included in the cost of rent. An on-site laundry facility is available at no cost. For more information or to obtain a lease agreement, please contact or (606) 218-5224.

Is there a preference for students from Appalachia?

In keeping with our mission, KYCOM gives preference to students from Kentucky, the Appalachian region and other medically underserved areas.

How do I send letters of recommendation to UPIKE-KYCOM?

We require three letters of recommendation and will accept more. Letters can be sent by Interfolio or Virtual Evals, or faxed directly to the UPIKE-KYCOM admissions office (606) 218-5405  or mailed to:

UPIKE-KYCOM Admissions
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, KY 41501

An application to KYCOM has been submitted through AACOMAS, where is the secondary application from KYCOM?

KYCOM reviews the common application submitted through AACOMAS and emails a secondary application to screened applicants.

What are the application deadlines?

The deadline for the AACOMAS application is February 1. The deadline for the KYCOM Secondary Application is March 1. KYCOM has a rolling admissions policy, so apply early.

What are the immunization requirements for KYCOM?

KYCOM, in conjunction with requirements of all hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and/or Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), requires the following immunizations of its students. Applicants must be in full compliance with KYCOM’s immunization requirements prior to the beginning of first-year orientation.

● Annual TB test. Any positive result or history of positive results requires an annual chest radiography (x-ray).
● Annual influenza immunization (received Fall of the academic year).
● Adult Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis vaccine (Tdap) prior to admission, followed by Tetanus toxoid immunization every ten years.
● Hepatitis B immunity, established by documented antibody titer.
● Measles, Mumps and Rubella immunity, established by documented antibody titer.
● Varicella immunity, established by documented antibody titer.

Financial Aid

Where do I complete the FAFSA?

To complete the FAFSA online, visit Use school code 001980 for KYCOM.

Where can I track my federal student loans?

Your loans can be tracked at

Can I get a subsidized loan?

Federal subsidized loans were no longer available to students as of July 1, 2012. Federal unsubsidized loans are still available.

Are my school loans dependent on credit?

Most unsubsidized federal loans are not dependent on your credit. The Federal Grad PLUS and private loans require a credit check.

How much can I borrow?

Student budgets are established each academic year by the school. The budget includes annual tuition and the cost of living expenses. You may apply for financial aid up to the budgeted amount.

What is the total aggregate federal loan limit?

The federal subsidized and unsubsidized limits are $224,000.

Do I have to apply for financial aid every year?

Yes, you must complete a new FAFSA each year if you are applying for federal loans.

How and when do I get my financial aid refund?

You must enroll in direct deposit through the UPIKE Office of Business Affairs. The first refund is generally distributed two weeks after the start of the academic year. The second disbursement is generally distributed within two weeks of the academic year midpoint. The payments will be posted to your UPIKE account for payment of tuition and fees and, if the loan exceeds that amount, a refund will be directly deposited into your banking account.

Can I defer my undergraduate loans while at KYCOM?

Yes, federal loans can be deferred while enrolled as a student. Check with individual lenders for any private loans.

How often does the Graduate Plus Master Promissory Note need to be completed?

You need to complete the Graduate Plus MPN for each academic year that you wish to apply for the loan.

Who do I contact if I have remaining eligibility for veteran’s educational benefits by the state approving agency for use during enrollment in medical school?

Information about VA educational benefits can be found at the following URL: