Coronavirus Updates - last update: March 26, 2020, 4:00 pm

Touro NY and NYMC physical locations are closed but we continue to learn and work online as we strive for business continuity during the Coronavirus. Read all Coronavirus updates.

D.O. Applicants

Before you apply, check our academic requirements and technical standards for becoming an Osteopathic Physician. Admissions are rolling through March 1.

As part of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), we accept applications through their secure Application Service (AACOMAS).

Visit to apply, and use the TouroCOM College Designation Form number: 010142-00.

You can also contact AACOM at:
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
Application Service
5550 Friendship Blvd., Suite 310
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-7231
(301) 968-4190

Application Deadline: March 1.


Application Fee Waiver

Economically disadvantaged students may qualify for an AACOMAS application fee waiver. If a student applies to AACOMAS and is approved for the fee waiver, we will honor that approved waiver for the TouroCOM application fee. You can learn more about how to apply for an AACOMAS fee waiver in the instruction manual on the AACOMAS website.

Coursework Completed at Foreign Institutions

An AACOMAS-approved evaluation service must review any undergraduate credits received from foreign institutions. For a list of approved evaluation services, review the AACOMAS Instructions and FAQs.


We may also contact candidates to schedule an on-campus interview.

Students interested in transferring must be enrolled in a COCA or LCME accredited medical school and in good standing at their prior institution.  


See the student handbook for our non-discrimination policy.