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Application Process

Application Process

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) participates with other osteopathic colleges in a centralized application processing service called the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS). An application may be submitted online at www.aacom.org.

To initiate the application process, applicants must apply directly to AACOMAS.

In the event of course work completed at foreign institutions, the applicant must submit official, detailed course-by-course evaluations completed by an approved agency.

These agencies include:

Step by Step Process

Applicants meeting the minimum requirements will receive an email containing login information for an application. The application is returned electronically along with the payment of a non-refundable application fee of $50, completion of the waiver/non-waiver statement, and submission of three required letters of recommendation.

Review the following steps provided in the correct order of completion.

Create an Account using AACOMAS

Complete and Submit the LUCOM Application using the AACOMAS System


Admissions Committee Review


Communication of Decisions

Admissions Checklist and Confirmation Deposits

Application Deadline

LUCOM applications will be accepted annually beginning in June of each year. The official AACOMAS application is available online at www.aacom.org. The deadline for LUCOM applicants is March 1, but is subject to change annually if the class is filled prior to that date. The last day for applicants to submit their application and supporting materials is March 15. 

Applications should be submitted prior to the end of December to have a realistic chance of gaining admission for the next academic year.