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West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine

West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, or WVSOM, was originally established as the Greenbrier College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1974. It was taken over by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission in 1976, and renamed West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. The 50 acre campus of WVSOM is in Lewisburg, West Virginia.

Since 1998, WVSOM has been placed in the U.S. News & World Report's list of Top Graduate Schools. It offers programs on osteopathic medicine with concentrations in rural medicine, and primary care. On completion of their courses, students are awarded the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.

There are a number of student clubs and organizations at WVSOM. Students are involved in associations like the Atlas Club - Ethmoid Chapter, the Student Government Association, the Christian Medical Association, the Student Osteopathic Medical Association, and the Student Osteopathic Surgery Association. The school is also home to Greek societies including Psi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Sigma Phi-Nu Chapter, and Delta Omega.

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Contacting West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
400 N Lee St
Lewisburg , WV 24901
General Phone: (304) 645-6270
http://www.wvsom.edu

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West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine95osteopathic medicine

Number of programs and degrees for West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Doctor's degree - professional practice951

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Student Body

In 2007-2008, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine had a total enrollment of 595 students.

Students By Class:

Group Percent
First Professional 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 12%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 39%
25-29 43%
30-34 11%
35-39 5%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancenot required

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1124500)

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine has a tenure system for faculty.

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Degree Programs (2007)

Medicine
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)

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West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Highlights

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What Sets West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Apart:

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Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 11%West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Salaries of full-time faculty
Male % of student body
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Top 18%West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Male % of student body

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