Student Spotlight

Nicholas Hora, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Cedarburg, WI
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Clubs and Activities: Member of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association and the Sports Medicine Club, and an OPP tutor.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? The faculty were very welcoming on interview day. In addition, all the students I met described an atmosphere that...
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Faculty Spotlight

Jean M. Bouquet, DO, FAWM

Co-Director of Urban Underserved Track
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

  • Hometown: Rockville, MD
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

What class/classes do you teach? I teach Principles of Clinical Medicine – Year I and II, and in the...
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Accreditations

Rocky Vista University has full authorization with the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

Colorado Department of Higher Education
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600
Denver, CO 80202
303-862-3001


The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC):

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
Telephone: 800.621.7400 or 312.263.0456
Fax: 312.263.7462
info@hlcommission.org
www.hlcommission.org
Letter of Accreditation (PDF)


RVUCOM is fully accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).

Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)
142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2864
Phone: (312) 202-8048
predoc@osteopathic.org
Letter of Accreditation (PDF)


RVU’s Institute of Medical and Surgical Simulation is accredited by the American College of Surgeons:

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
633 N. Saint Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 202-5000
Letter of Accreditation (PDF)


Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
12000 Findley Road, Suite 275
Johns Creek, Georgia, 30097
Phone: 770-476-1224
Fax: 770-476-1738

The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation – Provisional status to the Rocky Vista University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Rocky Vista University. Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students. Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.

Letter of Accreditation (PDF)


Students may file a complaint to the above organizations along with the following state agencies:

Accreditation Complaint Policy and Procedures (PDF)