Below is given a brief description of the medical colleges in the United States that are legally chartered to confer the degree of doctor of medicine, and whose diplomas are recognized by at least one state licensing board. The list includes the sectarian as well as the regular colleges, as their graduates are physicians in the eyes of the law. The information given is, as a rule, obtained from the catalogues and has been submitted to the dean of each school for his inpection and approval. Colleges which belong to the American or the Southern Medical College Association or other organization of colleges have requirements for admission of students according to the rules of these associations, unless their requiremnts are higher, in which case a statement is made to that effect. Extracts from these rules are given at the close of the list of colleges.
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