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.
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
Note that there is no institutional application fee to PCOM.
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 submitted through PCOM's application portal or sent
directly to PCOM Admissions in .pdf format to email@example.com.
Additional application requirements
Your application will be processed and assessed by the Faculty Committee on Admissions
only after the receipt of:
- Three letters of recommendation (one faculty letter of recommendation is strongly
- A resume.
- A general autobiographical statement explaining your interest in this academic program
as it relates to your desire to become a professional counselor (in 500 words or less)
should be uploaded to your PCOM application portal.
- Writing sample that is 5-25 pages (Preferences: APA format, graded, subject matter
related to the counseling field).