University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine


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 beds). Housing 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.

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