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Northeast Ohio Medical University believes in the value that diversity brings to its educational, research, service and health care missions. There is a compelling interest to maintain a diverse student body and it is committed to improving diversity amongst its students. To learn more about NEOMED's committment to diversity, click here.

The Office of Enrollment Services utilizes a holistic review process when considering admissions applications.  Both academic and personal characteristics are reviewed, assessing unique characteristics which will enrich the student body and assessing qualities which will demonstrate applicant’s potential to succeed at Northeast Ohio Medical University. The University seeks to admit a diverse student body that will create a stimulating learning environment in a way that the students’ contributions will enhance the classroom and the profession by creating cultural awareness regarding diversity characteristics. A primary goal of admitting a diverse student body is to prepare NEOMED graduates to work in a diverse patient population.

High school students interested in our pipeline programs should click here to learn more about them. The program is designed for ninth through eleventh graders who have typically been underrepresented in medicine and pharmacy, including first generation college students, students who are from a rural or urban environment or students who identify with a group that is racially/ethnically underrepresented in health care professions.  Participants receive exposure to the fields of medicine and pharmacy through fun and educational activities.  Students get the opportunity to interact with current medical and pharmacy students, physicians and pharmacists.