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"Touro has done a really good job of helping us to complete our requirements. I want to make sure that I'm doing my part now to learn as much as I can."
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Class of 2021
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“The family aspect of Touro is something I really love. I came from a large school like UCLA, and the culture and openness Touro provides is not something you typically find at bigger institutions.”Cassandra McDiarmid Class of 2022
- 100% Match Placement for 2019 and 2020
- Commitment to student success
- Hands-on clinical skills experience
- Low student-to-professor ratio
- Focused education based on holistic, patient-centered care
- Clinically-oriented anatomy with in-depth dissection
- Immediate clinical immersion and skills training
- Systems-based, clinically integrated curriculum
- Rich environment of structured hands-on clinical examinations (OSCE)
- Student-centered Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine instruction with low student-to-professor ratio
- Accessible faculty
- Small university feel with interdisciplinary interaction
- Wellness and lifestyle work balance emphasis
“We want students to understand everything they need to know; not only to pass boards but to help them become effective doctors.”
"Touro checked all of my boxes: the people were nice, Henderson has great weather, and I loved the University."
“One of the reasons I chose to come to Touro is because the university really stresses the importance of giving back to the community.”
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To be considered eligible for the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Hold U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status at the time of application
- Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Have earned a minimum 3.00 cumulative and science GPA
- Have completed all pre-requisite coursework in biology/zoology with lab, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry with lab, physics, english, behavioral sciences, and math/statistics with a C or better.
- Scored a minimum 500 composite score on the MCAT exam taken no later than June 2018.
- Submitted three letters of recommendation: two letters from your college science instructors or one premedical/academic committee, and one letter from a physician (D.O. or M.D.).
- Have documented physician shadowing experience. (D.O. physician preferred)
- Submitted the CASPer online assessment
*Admission requirements are subject to change. Check the Application and Requirements page complete and up-to-date admission information.