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Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
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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.
UPIKE provides rooms to support nursing parents upon returning to work, school, or campus. Any nursing parent who is a UPIKE community member can use either of the convenient mother’s rooms. Each room offers a clean, secure, and private space for parents during their time on campus. All rooms are equipped with comfortable seating, electrical outlets, and refrigerators. Below is a list of the rooms and details about location, access, and accommodations for each. Please contact the appropriate room manager for registration prior to use.
Health Professions Education Building, Room 402 Access Contact: Beth Bowersock, 606-218-5344 or email@example.com
Coal Building, Room 513Access Contact: Graduate & Health Professions Student Affairs, Coal 5th Floor Suite or 606-218-5400
Please complete and submit this form 14 days prior to a small event; and 30 days prior to a large event.
Only complete the sections necessary for your event, but please include all information needed for your event.
Online form will be submitted to the Office of Graduate & Health Professions Student Affairs (Coal Building 502).
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Students may reach the Office of Admissions by phone at (606) 218-5257 or by fax at (606) 218-5405.
The average MCAT score for recent entering classes was 25 (previous version); 500 (MCAT 2015).
The average science GPA was 3.4 and the average cumulative GPA was 3.5 for the recent entering classes.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (606) 218-5224.
In keeping with our mission, KYCOM gives preference to students from Kentucky, the Appalachian region and other medically underserved areas.
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:
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, KY 41501
KYCOM reviews the common application submitted through AACOMAS and emails a secondary application to screened applicants.
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.
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.
To complete the FAFSA online, visit www.fafsa.ed.gov. Use school code 001980 for KYCOM.
Your loans can be tracked at www.nslds.ed.gov.
Federal subsidized loans were no longer available to students as of July 1, 2012. Federal unsubsidized loans are still available.
Most unsubsidized federal loans are not dependent on your credit. The Federal Grad PLUS and private loans require a credit check.
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.
The federal subsidized and unsubsidized limits are $224,000.
Yes, you must complete a new FAFSA each year if you are applying for federal loans.
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.
Yes, federal loans can be deferred while enrolled as a student. Check with individual lenders for any private loans.
You need to complete the Graduate Plus MPN for each academic year that you wish to apply for the loan.
Information about VA educational benefits can be found at the following URL: http://www.benefits.va.gov/WARMS/Site_Map.asp