This blog lists the medical schools in Ohio including their course requirements and admission statistics. It also outlines some features of the state which you should consider if you are applying to a medical school in Ohio.


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An industrial powerhouse that has recently transformed into an information- and service-based economy, Ohio provides you with a large and growing population, plenty of urban, suburban and rural areas in which to study, and exposure to a diverse patient base. Attending medical school in Ohio will expose you to the patient presentations and clinical settings required to become a competent physician with a broad knowledge base, and allow you to practice anywhere in the United States following your training.

Medical Schools in Ohio:

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Established in 1843, the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine receives roughly 7500 applicants each year that compete for just over 200 spots into the MD program. Their mission is to "provide excellence in medical education through our unique curriculum, advancing discoveries from our laboratories to patients, and improving the health of our community."

Location: Cleveland, OH

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Founded in 1973, the Northeast Ohio Medical University's mission is "through education, research and service, to improve the health, economy and quality of life of the diverse communities of Northeast Ohio."

Location: Rootstown, OH

Ohio State University College of Medicine

The Ohio State University College of Medicine's mission is to "recruit self-directed learners who are driven to become empathetic physicians providing evidence-based, compassionate medical care. Diversity is central to our academic medical center mission and serves as a driver of institutional excellence. We seek to assemble a class that consists of diverse backgrounds, thoughtful, strong intellect and has the passion and potential to improve people’s lives through innovation in research, education, and community service." Each year, roughly 7700 applicants compete for approximately 550 interviews and 200 spots into the MD program.

Location: Columbus, OH

The University of Toledo College of Medicine

Founded in 1964, the University of Toledo College of Medicine's mission is to " improve health in the communities and region we serve. We do this by educating excellent clinicians and scientists, by providing patient centered and high-quality care and by producing nationally recognized research in focused areas."Each year, approximately 5000 applicants compete for 175 positions in the MD program.

Location: Toledo, OH

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Established in 1819, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is one of the older medical schools in the US. Their mission is to "educate and train the physicians, scientists, and health professionals of tomorrow; to advance knowledge through impactful, innovative research and to improve health and well-being through compassionate, patient-centered care." Each year, roughly 4700 applicants compete for 600 interviews and 185 spots into the MD program.

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Established in 1973, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine's mission is to "educate culturally diverse students to become excellent physicians by focusing on generalist training that is integrated, supported, and strengthened by specialists and researchers, all of whom value patient-focused care, community service, and research, and have passion for improving health in their communities." The Boonshoft School of Medicine receives approximately 6100 applicants competing for 400 interviews and 120 spots into its MD program. 

Location: Dayton, OH

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