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Edward Via Virginia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Edward Via Virginia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, VCOM, was established in 2002. It was created by the Virginia philanthropist, Marion Bradley Via's foundation, and named after her son, Edward Via. The 9-acre campus is located in Blacksburg, Virginia. Students are offered the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, and the college also supports research programs in human health.

VCOM is home to a number of clubs and organizations. Students actively participate in associations like the Internal Medicine Club, the Medical Spanish Club, the American Medical Women's Association, the Student Government Association, the Student Osteopathic Surgical Association, the Pediatrics Club, the Psychiatry Student Interest Group Network, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine.

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Contacting Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
2265 Kraft Dr
Blacksburg , VA 24060
General Phone: (540) 231-4000
http://www.vcom.vt.edu

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine137osteopathic medicine

Number of programs and degrees for Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
First-professional degree1371

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Body

In 2007-2008, Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine had a total enrollment of 645 students.

Students By Class:

Group Percent
First Professional 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 10%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 13%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 28%
25-29 51%
30-34 12%
35-39 5%
40-49 3%
50-64 1%

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Blacksburg, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3709300)

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine has a tenure system for faculty.

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Degree Programs (2007)

Medicine
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)

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What Sets Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Apart:

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Notable:
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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