When is the deadline to apply?
This academic program operates on a rolling admissions basis. The application closes
on Friday, August 2, 2024, but an early application is highly recommended.
How to apply
Prospective students may submit their application through PCOM's online application
management system. Additional details, including application availability and instructions,
are available at explore.pcom.edu/apply.
Where do I send my college transcripts?
Official college transcripts from all colleges/universities/schools attended must
be sent directly to:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Office of Admissions
4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
We will accept electronic transcripts via mail, eScript and/or Parchment Services
and National Student Clearinghouse.
Where do I send my letters of recommendation?
Letters of recommendation can be sent through the PCOM application portal or directly
to PCOM Admissions in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Recommenders can be directed to our "For Recommenders" page for guidance.
What are the next steps?
Once your application has been submitted, you will be contacted via email with a confirmation
of its receipt including reminders of the appropriate steps to complete the application
process. Note that there is no institutional application fee to PCOM.
Your application will be processed and assessed by the Faculty Committee on Admissions
only after the receipt of:
- Official transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
- One letter of recommendation
- A general autobiographical statement explaining your interest in the Forensic Medicine
program as it relates to your career goals (in 500 words or less)
- Writing sample (preferably graded)
- Current professional, state or federal license, certificates or registration documents,