Bachelor of Arts or Science degree from Adelphi University/ Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM), was established in 1977. NYITCOM is committed to training osteopathic physicians
for a lifetime of learning and practice, based upon the integration of evidence-based knowledge, critical thinking, and the tenets of osteopathic principles and practice. The
essence of Osteopathic Medicine lies in examining and treating the whole person, not just the symptoms. NYITCOM is located in Old Westbury, N.Y. with an additional campus in
Requirements for Acceptance
To be eligible for this early interview program the applicant must have completed the
first two years of undergraduate education at Adelphi University and meet and maintain
the following criteria:
• Overall and science grade point averages of 3.5
• A favorable recommendation by the Premedical Council at Adelphi
Students in the Program may apply for admission to NYITCOM following the completion of their third year of undergraduate education, and receive an early interview consideration, typically no later than September of their application year, if they meet the following criteria:
• Maintain an overall and science grade point average of 3.5
• An MCAT score (on the MCAT taken by September of the fourth academic year) of at least equal to the mean MCAT score of the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine first year class
of the year the student begins undergraduate study.
• Passing a personal interview by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty
• Completion of a minimum of 8 hours of biology (course/lab), 8 hours each of inorganic and organic chemistry (course/lab), 8 hours of physics (course/lab), and 6 hours of English, with no grade below C in any of these courses or labs. Students are encouraged to enroll in additional courses such as calculus, anatomy, genetics, physical chemistry, behavioral sciences, biochemistry and neuroscience.
Eligibility is not a guarantee that the candidate will be granted admission to NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine; candidates will be held to the same rigorous admissions standards as other applicants, and final decisions will be solely at the discretion of NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine. Students enrolled in the Program who do not meet or exceed the above standards have the privilege of applying for admission to NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine through the regular channels or procedures.