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OU-TU School of Community Medicine Admissions 

The OU-TU School of Community Medicine is an integrated track within the OU College of Medicine. 

Those interested in applying to the OU-TU School of Community Medicine track should follow the admissions process for any applicant applying to the OU College of Medicine, and indicate their interest in the School of Community Medicine track on their application. More information about the two available tracks can be found on this page. Students that indicate an interest in applying to the School of Community Medicine track will be required to complete the School of Community Medicine portion of the OU College of Medicine Supplemental Application. School of Community Medicine track applicants will then be reviewed and considered for an interview with the School of Community Medicine admissions committee. 

For more information about applying to the OU College of Medicine or to begin the application process, please visit the OU College of Medicine Admissions page.

For further PA admissions and prerequisite Information, please visit our website.

Learn More About OU-TU School of Community Medicine and OU Physicians 

If you are interested in learning more information about our program and offerings, please browse the 2019-2020 OU-TU School of Community Medicine booklet

Application Timeline

Applications for admission to the College of Medicine are processed through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). The application is an electronic application and is located on the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) website. The deadline for filing an application with AMCAS is October 15th. Supplemental application deadline is November 1.

Suggested Timeline

  • Begin application one year in advance of desired matriculation
  • Latest MCAT accepted is from September of application year
  • AMCAS Application submitted by August 15th
  • Supplemental Application submitted by September 1st
  • Interviews are conducted fall/winter prior to matriculation
    • SCM applicants will complete an OU College of Medicine interview and  interview for candidates fit within the SCM Track.

Prerequisite Course Requirements

  • General Zoology/ Biology with Lab -1 semester
  • General Chemistry -2 semesters
  • Organic Chemistry -2 semesters
  • Physics -2 semesters
  • Genetics, Cellular Biology or Molecular Biology (your choice) -1 semester
  • English -2 semesters
  • Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, or Humanities (any combination) -3 semesters

In addition, it is recommended that applicants take the following courses:

  • Biochemistry
  • A writing-intensive English course

To find transfer equivalencies between universities you may use the main OU Admissions Transfer database.

Minimum Requirements

  • Applicants must be U.S citizens or hold a permanent visa
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Letter grade of C or better required in prerequisite courses
  • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) - 492
  • Recommendation Letters: 1 premed committee + 1 faculty letter or 3 faculty letters
  • If you are enrolled in a graduate degree program, you must submit a letter from the program director or chair of the department stating you are in good standing and that they support your application to the program

The students gaining admission in 2017 and 2018 had an average GPA of 3.7 and an average MCAT score of 508.

Students can find information about the changes to the MCAT at the AAMC webpage.

UNIVERSITY NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services.

Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Bobby J. Mason, University Equal Opportunity Officer and Title IX Coordinator, 405-325-3546, BJM@ou.edu, or visit http://www.ou.edu/eoo.html