Rocky Vista University

Category: Non-traditional | State: Colorado

About Rocky Vista University

Rocky Vista University is the first for-profit medical school in the country since 1910. RVUCOM, the university's college of osteopathic medicine has distinguished itself by having among the highest percentage of students on military scholarship of any civilian medical school in the country. The College boasts the highest board scores in the country and has a 100% residency placement rate for each graduating class. The College also has developed a special military track for students on HPSP scholarship. RVUCOM will open it's second location in July 2017 in Ivins, UT and will matriculate 125 medical students in the Inaugural Class.

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Why attend Rocky Vista University

RVUCOM is an excellent choice for students seeking to serve our country as a military physician. We have developed a special military track for all military students which provides specific military training. RVUCOM was the first medical school to use the cut suit to train it's military students and has a strong relationship with Strategic Operations.
Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition N/A N/A $53,380 $53,380
Fees N/A N/A $200 $200
Room N/A N/A $13,200 $13,200
Board N/A N/A $6,600 $6,600
Books N/A N/A $1,600 $1,600
Other Expenses N/A N/A $900 $900
Totals N/A N/A $75,880 $75,880
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Formal mentoring or advising program in which faculty or staff members who are current or former members of the military mentor students who are military service members or veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes