The Ohio State University’s national reputation, student excellence and innovative research are just a few reasons the Ohio State College of Medicine is ranked one of the top medical schools in the nation. Here, students have a unique opportunity to be among leaders not only in academia but also in their field of expertise. Our graduates match in some of the most prestigious residency programs in the nation, and residency director surveys show that our graduates are some of the best prepared in their programs.

MD Admissions

Applying to medical school can be overwhelming. Here, we offer helpful resources to keep you on track, including what you should do before you apply and important deadlines. Learn more about Ohio State’s selection process and read some invaluable tips and advice on how to prepare for interviews.

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Modern Curriculum

The Ohio State College of Medicine is recognized as a leader in medical education, offering an innovative, competency-based curriculum and unique research opportunities for students. Our innovative Lead.Serve.Inspire. curriculum integrates foundational science with early patient interaction and longitudinal clinical practice, supported by the vast resources of an academic health center.

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Student Life

Our collegiate culture at Ohio State is unlike any other, where faculty and students are dedicated to helping each other succeed through mentorship and collaboration. The Buckeye spirit radiates across the state and transcends internationally through our vast alumni base, giving true meaning to “once a Buckeye, always a Buckeye.” 

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Research Opportunities

Research is an integral part of a well-rounded medical education, about 92% of students participate in faculty-mentored research. Here, you’ll find a wide range of medical student research openings and information about finding a mentor to guide you. There are many scholarship opportunities for students wanting to take their research one step further.

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Living in Columbus

Columbus, Ohio, is known as one of the friendliest cities in America, welcoming and supporting people from all cultures and backgrounds. Combining the rich resources of a world-renowned research institution with the liveliness of a youthful population, a growing business community and a thriving economy. Among the attractions are a rich visual, musical and performing arts scene, and major and minor league sports teams.

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We believe the physicians we train should be as diverse as the communities they serve. Diversity and inclusion are present in everything we do, starting with our history of diversifying classes to include more women and underrepresented in medicine students and our strides in diversifying our leadership team.

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