Rocky Vista University (RVU) is a health-sciences institution of higher learning spanning three states: Colorado, Utah, and Montana. Each campus is equipped with a simulation center, standardized patient rooms, expansive active learning classrooms, a full gross anatomy cadaver lab, a research lab, a large library, and many study spaces throughout the buildings. RVU takes pride in its experienced and talented administration, faculty, and staff, as well as its exceptional student body. A strong sense of community is evident at RVU.
The founding campus is located in the town of Parker, Colorado, just 20 miles southeast of Denver. The community is known for its excellent school system, extensive biking and jogging trails, recreational facilities, dining, and entertainment, as well as a wide variety of arts and community events held throughout the year.
Rocky Vista University's second location is in Ivins, Utah, 10 miles from downtown St. George. The Southern Utah campus also includes a 23,000 square foot medical office building across the street, for administrative offices and a medical clinic. Additionally, the Southern Utah Veterans Home, which is adjacent to the campus, provides students with longitudinal care experience. The breathtaking Snow Canyon State Park is just 5 minutes from campus, which offers biking, hiking and other recreational activities.
The Rocky Vista University's third campus is located in Billings, Montana, the largest city in the state. The flagship Montana College of Osteopathic Medicine (MCOM) sits on 12.8 acres and will house a 138,000 square foot technologically advanced medical education building. The building will also have a yoga studio, a well-equipped fitness center, and expansive green lawns with walking trails to promote student wellness. The Montana College of Osteopathic Medicine will have the distinction of being the first four-year medical school with a dedicated campus in the state and is expected to welcome their first class in July 2023.
RVU is owned by RVU Holdings, Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Medforth Global Healthcare Education Group, LP and Bear Holdings, LP.