Rocky Vista University (RVU) is a health-sciences institution of higher learning spanning three states. The founding campus is located in the town of Parker, Colorado, just 20 miles southeast of Denver, a 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. The Colorado campus hosts a 145,000 square foot medical education center, and study areas that have been professionally engineered to promote a positive learning environment. This includes a standardized patient lab that has been designed and equipped to replicate the testing facilities of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, as well as the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
Rocky Vista University's second location is in Ivins, Utah, 10 miles from downtown St. George. The Southern Utah campus hosts a 104,000 square foot medical education building with two 200-seat lecture halls, three seminar rooms, 36 breakouts rooms, an osteopathic clinical skills lab, a full dissection gross anatomy lab, a multipurpose-neuroanatomy/ultrasound lab, a simulation center, standardized patient rooms, and a 4,300 square foot library. 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 offer 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 new facility boasts a massive state-of-the-art simulation center, expansive active learning classrooms, a full gross anatomy cadaver lab, a research lab, and a large library with ample study spaces throughout the building. The building will also have a yoga studio, a well-equipped fitness center, expansive green lawns with walking trails to promote student wellness. Numerous giant-sized windows provide ample natural light and will showcase Montana's famous Big Sky. 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 launch in July 2023.
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.