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College of Osteopathic Medicine Who We Are Founded in 1916, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences' College of Osteo- pathic 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 third medical school in the country to provide specialized training for military students … the second-greatest provider of physicians for Missouri and Kansas … committed to "improving the well-being of the communities we serve" … comprised of students from 37 states, 157 colleges and universities, and eight countries 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 aer 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 presenta- tion-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. KCUMB also offers two innovative dual-degree programs, through which the University's osteo- pathic medical students can enhance their educational experiences by con- currently earning either a master of arts in bioethics or a master of business administration in health care leadership. F www.kcumb.edu/DOcurriculum KCUMB provides incoming first-year students with an Apple iPad, which is included in the cost of tuition. F www.kcumb.edu/iPads Student Profile Current profile of accepted COM students: Number of Applications 4,274 MCAT Average 28 Average Science G.P.A. 3.60 Average Cumulative G.P.A. 3.63 Kansas City, Mo. • www.kcumb.edu

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