LECOM

LECOM Earns Accreditation to Expand at Elmira College;
Expands Early Acceptance Program for EC Students at all LECOM sites


Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) has received approval from the Council on Osteopathic College Accreditation to increase class size and offer courses at a new facility on the campus of Elmira College. It is anticipated that the first Elmira-based medical students will start in late July 2020.

Elmira College students already enjoy reserved, early acceptance spots at LECOM sites for EC students who meet the LECOM acceptance requirements. The addition of LECOM at Elmira College will expand the number of reserved medical spots for EC students to 25, the number of reserved pharmacy spots to 20 and the number of reserved dentistry spots to 5.

Early Acceptance Programs offered, include:

Medical Programs:

3+4 Track – Upon completing three years of undergraduate study and meeting certain GPA and other requirements, students enter LECOM the following July. LECOM graduates receive a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree. The undergraduate school may award the student a bachelor degree by utilizing credits from the courses taken while at LECOM.

4+4 Track – Upon completing four years of undergraduate study and meeting certain GPA and other requirements, students enter LECOM the following July. LECOM graduates receive a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree.

Pharmacy Programs:

3+ Track – Upon submitting a PharmCas application, completing three years of undergraduate study and meeting certain GPA and other requirements, students enter LECOM the following August. LECOM graduates receive a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) degree. The undergraduate school may award the student a bachelor degree by utilizing credits from the courses taken while at LECOM.

4+ Track – Upon submitting a PharmCas application, completing four years of undergraduate study and meeting certain GPA and other requirements, students enter LECOM the following August. LECOM graduates receive a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) degree.

Dental Program:

4+4 Track – Upon submitting an AADSAS application, completing four years of undergraduate study, taking the DAT and successfully meeting certain GPA and other requirements, the student enters LECOM’s School of Dental Medicine the following July. LECOM graduates receive a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree.

In addition to the LECOM program, Elmira College also offers early admittance to the following health care professions schools: