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The AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) accredited 33 colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) for the 2016-2017 academic year. These institutions offer instruction at 48 locations in 31 states.
Source: 2016 AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.
Students Choose Osteopathic Medicine
Nearly one in four U.S. medical students in the U.S. attends an osteopathic medical school. On average, enrollment increases approximately 25% every five years. There has been a 90% increase since 2006.
Total COM Enrollment, 1986-2016
Source: AACOM Fall 2016 Enrollment Report.