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William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM)

William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) Guaranteed Admissions Interview Program


Located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, WCUCOM is considered one of the top medical schools in the nation for meeting their mission of serving the underserved. WCUCOM was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as second in the nation for placing graduates into rural areas, and fifth for placing graduates into medically underserved areas. WCUCOM also placed top tier in diversity and research.

WCUCOM offers students the knowledge, skills, and understanding to provide compassionate healthcare wherever they choose to practice. With a unique approach to educate and train students to serve through the field of osteopathic medicine, graduates will use their presence, communication skills, and reasoning abilities to administer the best treatment possible.

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The Guaranteed Admissions Interview Program

Loyola University New Orleans students who meet the eligibility requirements outlined below will be guaranteed an admission interview with WCUCOM’s admissions committee after submitting the AACOMAS application. 

  • Present an overall GPA of 3.50 and a science GPA of 3.40 or greater at the time of application.
  • Attain a minimum MCAT total score of 504 or higher with science sections scores of 126 or higher.
  • Documentation of at least 50 hours of health care experience with at least 8 hours done with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.


Mandatory prerequisite courses for Guaranteed Admissions Interview program:

1. Biological Sciences: Twelve (12) semester hours.

2. General/Inorganic Chemistry: Eight (8) semester hours.

3. Organic Chemistry: Eight (8) semester hours.

4. Physics: Eight (8) semester hours.

5. Biochemistry: Three (3) semester hours.

6. Additional Science: Six (6) semester hours of higher-level biomedical science courses to be chosen from the following courses or like courses: Anatomy, Physiology, Immunology, Microbiology, Genetics, Virology, or  Bioinformatics.

“Online” or “distance learning” courses are not acceptable for credit at WCUCOM (Exception: Online credits will be accepted for work done during the COVID-19 pandemic)