The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), which is authorized to accredit colleges of osteopathic medicine by the U.S. Department of Education. Ohio University is accredited by the Higher Leaning Commission, which is one of six regional accreditors in the United States. It accredits degree-granting postsecondary educational institutions in 19 states in the central region.
Official correspondence to COCA should be addressed to the Secretary of the COCA at the address below.
Secretary of the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
American Osteopathic Association
142 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2864
COCA website: https://osteopathic.org/accreditation/
COCA 2019 COM Continuing Accreditation Standards: https://osteopathic.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/com-continuing-accreditation-standards.pdf
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is compliant with all COCA accreditation standards/elements and has been awarded the status of Accreditation with Exceptional Outcome. To learn more about board passage rates, student debt and loan default rates, graduation rates, the number of Heritage College graduates successfully matching to a residency program, program outcomes and assessment, and alumni data; please visit the Heritage College Office of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation (OIAA) at: https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/about/offices/assessment-and-accreditation/
Heritage College Accreditation webpage: https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/about/who-we-are/accreditation
Ohio University Accreditation webpage: https://www.ohio.edu/provost/accreditation