At The Ohio State University College of Medicine, we seek to champion individuals who are driven to become empathetic and compassionate leaders in medicine. We empower you to envision the difference you can make while advancing innovations and solving unrelenting medical and health care challenges. As one of the nation’s most comprehensive universities, inclusive of seven health science colleges, we bring together expertise, ideas and resources on a scale few others can match. At Ohio State, we believe anything is possible.

MD Programs we offer

MD Programs we offer

In addition to the traditional 4-year MD program, the Ohio State College of Medicine offers two other MD granting program options, the accelerated 3-year Primary Care Track (PCT) and 7 dual degrees, including MD/PhD (MSTP).


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 learn tips on how to prepare for interviews.

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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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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 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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In-State and Out-of-State Friendly

Ohio State is one of the most affordable schools out of the nation’s top 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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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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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.

Diversity at Ohio State

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