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News Release

Date: 4/10/2006

ATSU ranked among nation’s top graduate schools

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – US News & World Report recently ranked A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) #16 in the nation for its rural medicine emphasis in their “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2007” edition.

Experts also recognized ATSU-KCOM for being one of the largest medical schools (39 of 126) and one of the cheapest private schools (15 of 53).  ATSU-KCOM received high praise for its higher-than-average levels of financial aid awards compared to other private medical schools (7 of 50). The medical school rankings include 126 allopathic and osteopathic medical schools in the United States.

“The national ranking of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine of A.T. Still University as 16th among all medical schools [in Rural Medicine] is a tribute to the outstanding administration and faculty of the school,” said ATSU President James McGovern, Ph.D.

In addition, the Physician Assistant Studies program at ATSU’s Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) was ranked #25 in the nation.

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Home of the world’s first osteopathic medical school, the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, A.T. Still University is at the forefront of whole person healthcare education. It boasts the nation’s newest – and Arizona’s first – dental school, the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, offers online health management training programs through its School of Health Management, and trains healthcare professionals in several allied health fields through the Arizona School of Health Sciences in Mesa, Arizona.