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College of Osteopathic Medicine Kansas City, Mo. www.kcumb.edu Who We Are Founded in 1916, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences' College of Osteopathic Medicine is a leader in osteopathic medical education, with a learning environment that emphasizes both academic excellence and the education of caring, compassionate physicians, who place their patients' needs above all else. KCUMB is … … the largest medical school in Missouri and the 12th-largest in the United States … one of the country's five original colleges of osteopathic medicine … the only private medical school in the country to reduce tuition for 2013-2014 … the second-greatest provider of physicians for Missouri and Kansas … committed to "improving the well-being of the communities we serve." … represented by 37 states, 157 colleges/universities and eight countries In 2013, KCUMB provided all incoming first-year students with an iPad, which is included in the cost of tuition. Learn more at www.kcumb.edu/iPads. F What Sets KCUMB Apart • A well-established school with a reputation for excellence in osteopathic medical education and the flexibility to adapt to the changing health-care environment • Abundant opportunities to gain early clinical experiences, including by providing health screenings to elementary-age children through KCUMB's Score 1 for Health program • Graduates who are highly sought after for residencies and internships • Optional dual-degree programs that offer the opportunity to enhance your understanding of business or bioethics Curriculum Osteopathic medical students at KCUMB learn through a patient-centered, clinical presentation-based curriculum that incorporates clinical training early in students' first year on campus. KCUMB traditionally ranks near the top of the 30 colleges of osteopathic medicine in terms of students' performance on board examinations. Student Profile Current COM student profile: Class Size Number of Applications MCAT Average Science GPA Average Cumulative GPA Average 265 3,868 26 3.53 3.60 KCUMB is one of only three two-time recipients of the John Templeton Spirituality in Medicine Award, which honors those medical schools that integrate spirituality into their curriculum. Learn more about our innovative curriculum at F www.kcumb.edu/DOcurriculum.

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