In 1976 the School of Osteopathic Medicine was
founded as a division of the University of Medicine
and Dentistry in New Jersey. The school is located in
Stratford, in southern New Jersey, and within driving
distance of both New York City and Philadelphia.
4-year. Committed to an emphasis on primary patient
care, the school provides a medical education that
fully trains students in the principles of scientific
medicine, while emphasizing the interrelation
between structure and function in explaining the disease process.
Affiliated Teaching Hospitals
Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical
Center (607 beds), Our Lady of Lourdes Medical
Center (201 beds), and St. Francis Hospital (200
Students are assisted in obtaining housing near the
school. There is no housing for students on campus.
Completion of the MCAT and a baccalaureate degree
are necessary. The basic premedical science courses
are required as is 1 year each of English, mathematics, and behavioral science (psychology, sociology, or
anthropology). One semester of the mathematics
requirement can be satisfied by a course in computer
science or statistics. An entering class of 75 is anticipated and it is filled on a rolling admissions basis.
Selected applicants will be asked for a letter of recommendation and will be invited for an interview
prior to the committee’s decision. When the class is
filled, an alternate list is established.