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Rootstown, OH 44272-0095
p. 800-686-2511
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Northeast Ohio Medical University

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The Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine was established in 1973, and received full accreditation in 1981. The goal of the school is to train physicians to have knowledge of principles and practices of primary care in a community setting as well as the potential for specialization. Graduates receive a BS degree from the consortium university and an MD degree from the College of Medicine. The principal teaching site is in Rootstown on a 55-acre site in northeastern Ohio, located 35 miles southeast of Cleveland.


6-year semitraditional. Students spend the first 2 years at several possible undergraduate institutions completing premedical studies. The first year of medical studies involves the basic sciences and is completed at the Rootstown campus. The second year involves a study of pathophysiologic processes underlying clinical signs andsymptomsofdisease.Someteachingduringthefirst 2 years takes place at ambulatory care centers of teaching hospitals. The third year consists of the standard clinical clerkships including family medicine and a primary care preceptorship. The latter takes place at hospitals in Akron, Canton, and Youngstown. The fourth year consists of electives and specially designed selectives in the medical humanities as well as a community health clerkship. There is a problem-based learning program that extends across the first 3 years. It isavailableasadistinctcourseorwithincoreclerkships.

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Unique Programs

Minority admissions: Qualified minority and disadvantaged rural students are encouraged to apply. Other degree programs: Combined MD-PhD programs are offered in the basic sciences and in biomedical engineering.


A BS-MD program is available to students entering directly from high school.The MD program is available to students who already have a premedical background. For the MD program, the required courses are 1 year of organic chemistry and 1 year of physics at the college level. The number of spaces available for MD degree program candidates varies with the amount of attrition in years 2 and 3 of the BS-MD degree program. Very strong preference is given to Ohio residents. Usually no more than 10% non-Ohio residents are admitted annually, and the admission criteria for these applicants is more stringent. Applicants should demonstrate strong academic preparation as reflected by their GPA and MCAT scores. They should also give indication of personal characteristics and motivation to practice medicine. Transfer and advanced standing: A small number of places are available for applicants entering the sophomore year of the MD (4-year) portion of the program based on attrition from the freshman year.


The system used is Honors/Satisfactory/ConditionalUnsatisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE must be taken and a total passing score recorded to be promoted into the clerkship years and to graduate, respectively. Teaching:The academic base consists of the University ofAkron, Kent State University, andYoungstown State University, with the Basic Medical Sciences campus in Rootstown. Clinical facilities are utilized at 18 associated community hospitals in Akron, Canton, and Youngstown. Library: Located at the Basic Medical Sciences Center. Housing: Available for first- and second-year medical students on all 3 campuses.

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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Rootstown, OH 44272-0095
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population4,047 (961 urban / 3,086 rural)
Households1,462 (2.75 people per house)
Median Household Income$48,373
Families1,152 (3.10 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Special Focus Institutions — Medical schools and medical centers
Undergraduate PopulationN/A
EnrollmentExclusively graduate/professional
Size & SettingN/A

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work required2
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3916

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Undergraduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Tuition $10,714 $10,714 $10,714
FT Graduate Required Fees $748 $748 $748
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $543 $543 $543
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family N/A N/A N/A

Student Tuition Costs for Professional Fields

  In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Medical Degree — Tuition $32,755 $32,755
Medical Degree — Required Fees $1,464 $1,464
Pharmacology Degree — Tuition $18,780 $18,780
Pharmacology Degree — Required Fees $2,560 $2,560

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees N/A(N/C) N/A(N/C) N/A(N/C)
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board N/A(N/C)

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open AdmissionsN/A
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 1 1
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Public Health, General 1 1

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 173rd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $104,132 ($99,500 male / $68,415 female)
Number of FT Faculty 22 (16 male / 6 female)
Number of PT Faculty 63
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $2,650,329

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