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Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is fully accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

COCA is the only accrediting agency which is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) for accrediting institutions regarding predoctoral education of osteopathic physicians in the United States.

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC is one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. 

Employees

WVSOM has 267 full-time employees.

Tuition & Fees

  • $21,472 - In-state tuition
  • $52,710 - Out-of-state tuition

Student Demographics

WVSOM's student demographics breaks down as follows:

  • 839 total students
  • 233 in-state students.
  • 606 out-of-state students.
  • 415 females.
  • 424 males.
  • 209 minority students
  • Average age is 26.

WVSOM Graduates...

  • WVSOM grads practice medicine in 47 states and the District of Columbia.
  • There are 756 licensed osteopathic physicians practicing medicine in West Virginia; 657 of those physicians are WVSOM alumni.
  • WVSOM graduates practice medicine in 46 of West Virginia's 55 counties.