University of Pikeville- Kentucky Secondary Application

University of Pikeville- Kentucky Secondary Essay Prompts

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Prompts have been updated May 2023. (Older essays, if available are below)


  • Please describe your experience with osteopathic medicine, such as your care and treatment from a DO and your shadowing experience with a DO (including number of hours). Please describe how your experience has influenced your decision to apply to an osteopathic medical school.

Primary Deadline: Usually around Feb 1st
Secondary Deadline
: Usually around March 1st
Secondary Fee: $75
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
Casper Required: No
PREview Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates:

University of Pikeville- Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine Mission:

The mission of the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is to provide men and women with an osteopathic medical education that emphasizes primary care, encourages research, promotes lifelong scholarly activity, and produces graduates who are committed to serving the health care needs of communities in rural Kentucky and other Appalachian regions.