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VCOM Virginia Campus

Accreditation

Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation

VCOM is fully accredited by the:

AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)
142 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2864
(888) 626-9262
https://osteopathic.org/accreditation/

The COCA is the only accrediting agency for predoctoral osteopathic medical education and is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE).

 

State Council of Higher Education of Virginia

The VCOM-Virginia campus is certified to offer an educational program that leads to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree by the:

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)
101 N. 14th Street, 10th Floor,  James Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 225-2600
https://ppe.schev.edu/

SCHEV has created an institutional profile for each Virginia public or independent college and university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program.

 

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

VCOM is appropriately licensed to offer an educational program, through its branch campus in Spartanburg, South Carolina, that leads to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree by the:

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady Street, Suite 300;
Columbia, SC 29201,
(803) 737-2260
www.che.sc.gov

Licensure by SCCHE indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of any school’s quality. Licensure is not equivalent to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

Board of Governors, The University of North Carolina

VCOM is appropriately licensed to offer third and fourth-year rotations in the state of North Carolina, as part of its educational program that leads to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, by the:

The Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27515
(919) 962-4550

http://www.northcarolina.edu/apps/bog/members.htm

 

Alabama Commission on Higher Education

VCOM is licensed to offer an educational program, through its branch campus in Auburn, Alabama, that leads to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and to offer clinical clerkships in Alabama associated with the VCOM Virginia and Carolinas Campuses by the:

Alabama Community College System
135 South Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 293-4504
http://www.accs.cc/

 

Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana

VCOM is currently licensed by the Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana. Licenses are renewed by the State Board of Regents every two years. Licensed institutions have met minimal operational standards set forth by the state, but licensure does not constitute accreditations, guarantee the transferability of credit, or signify that programs are certifiable by any professional agency or organization.

Louisiana Board of Regents
P.O. Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA
70821-3677
(225) 342-4253
https://regents.la.gov/