Admission to the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM)

Upon successful completion of this program, students will earn a baccalaureate degree from NMSU and admission to BCOM.

An artist's rendering of the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University.

For admission to BCOM upon completion of the OMPP, pathway students must:

  • Earn a baccalaureate degree in a major of the student’s choosing.
  • Take undergraduate courses required for entry into BCOM and earn a grade of B or higher in those courses.
  • Participate in the Living Learning Community (LLC) as first-year undergraduate students at NMSU and complete the dedicated UNIV 150 course associated with the LLC.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.3 and complete at least 15 credits per semester on the main campus of NMSU.
  • Earn a score in the 50th percentile or higher on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).
  • Participate in all activities associated with the program, unless excused from the activity by the Director of the Program.
  • By December 15th of the year prior to expected enrollment at BCOM, sign a letter of commitment to attend BCOM in the academic term following graduation.