New York College of Osteopathic Medicine was
established in 1977 as one of the 8 schools of New
York Institute of Technology, a private college
founded in 1955 offering care-oriented, professional
education. NYCOM is located on the Old Westbury
campus of NYIT, approximately 25 miles from NYC
on Nassau County’s historic Gold Coast.
4-years. First and second years: Students may select
from 2 curricular tracks: the Traditional Integrated
Lecture-Based track or the small-group case-based
Doctor-Patient Continuum track. Third and fourth
years: Hospital-based clinical training.
Affiliated Teaching Hospitals: St. Barnabas Hospital (Bronx), St. Barnabas Medical Center (NJ), North
Shore University/LIU, Good Samaritan Hospital,
Maimonides Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center, Nassau University Medical Center, St. Vincent
Midtown, Wilson Memorial, Union Hospital (NJ),
Mid-Hudson (Kingston, NY), Long Beach Hospital,
Jamaica Hospital, Queens Hospital, Peninsula Hospital, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, and others.
No on-campus housing available. The school provides off-campus housing information to assist firstyear students.
Both a prospective bachelor’s degree and taking the
MCAT are necessary to be considered for admission.
All required premedical prerequisites, and 1 year of
English must be met. Selected applicants are asked to
complete a supplemental application and submit preprofessional evaluations from their undergraduate
advisory office. The anticipated class size is 260 students and is filled on a rolling basis.