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International Student Admissions

The following guidelines will be followed in reviewing international students for admission to the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, a college of A.T. Still University.

  1. International students applying for admission to the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine must meet all general requirements for admission as stated in admissions publications.
  2. A minimum of one year undergraduate or graduate training should have been completed in the United States prior to consideration for admission to the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  3. Proficiency in the English language, both written and spoken, is required. TOEFL scores may be required. For registration information, contact:

    TOEFL
    Educational Testing Services
    P.O. Box 6151
    Princeton, NJ 08541-6151
    609.771.7100

  4. All course work taken at the foreign institution must be evaluated for American institution equivalence by one of the following services:

    World Education Services
    PO Box 5087
    Bowling Green Station
    New York, NY 10274-5087
    p: 212.966.6311
    f: 212.739.6139
    info@wes.org
    www.wes.org

    Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
    International Education Consultants
    7101 SW 102 Avenue
    Miami FL 33173
    p: 305.273.1616
    f: 305.273.1338
    info@jsilny.com
    www.jsilny.com

    Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
    P.O. Box 514070
    Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
    414.289.3400

    Intl. Education Research Foundation Inc.
    PO Box 3665
    Culver City, CA 90231-3665
    310.258.9451
    www.ierf.org

    American Assn. of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers
    One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 520
    Washington, DC 20036-1135
    202.293.9161
    Foreign Education Credential Service
  5. Credit for advanced standing will not be given for any work completed in foreign graduate or medical schools. All students must apply for first-year status.
  6. International students must have permanent residency status (green card) to be eligible to receive any type of financial assistance through the college loan programs.
  7. International students not having permanent residency status must provide written proof of ability to finance their medical education prior to matriculation.