The Ohio State University College of Medicine provides a nationally top ranked education in a supportive environment with faculty that want you to succeed. Learning alongside a highly diverse student body, our advanced curriculum integrates early clinical experiences, innovative research opportunities, service pathways and leadership development. As part of a large, vibrant university inclusive of seven health science colleges, the medical college boasts vast resources and add-on degrees. Located in the nation’s fourteenth largest city, it’s one of the most affordable top-tier programs, with lower tuition rates for both in-state and out-of-state students and a reasonable cost of living. See what makes Ohio State the best place to pursue medicine.

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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In-State and Out-of-State Friendly

Ohio State is one of the most affordable schools out of the nation’s top 34 medical schools when it comes to lower tuition, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges report for 2021. In addition, about half of our incoming classes are out-of-state students who can benefit from receiving in-state tuition after their first year, averaging 43 percent in savings over the remaining three years of their medical education.

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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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