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COMLEX Results

First-Time COMLEX Results

All osteopathic medical students are required to take COMLEX Levels 1, 2-CE, and 2-PE. COMLEX Level 3 is taken during post-graduate medical training. The National Board of Osteopathic Medicine Examiners (NBOME) website provides descriptions and additional information about the COMLEX exams.

Students take the COMLEX Level 1 following completion of OMS-II, Level 2-CE prior to beginning OMS-IV, and Level 2-PE during the OMS-IV year. Level 3 must be taken after graduation.

First-Time pass rates for COMLEX-USA Level 1
Testing Cycle First-Time Pass Rate
2016-17 88.2%
2017-18 89.6%
2018-19 92.6%
2019-20 90.4%
First-Time pass rates for COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE
Testing Cycle First-Time Pass Rate
2017-18 92.7%
2018-19 93.5%
2019-20 97.2%
First-Time pass rates for COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE
Testing Cycle First-Time Pass Rate
2017-18 91.3%
2018-19 90.1%
2019-20 93.2%
First-Time pass rates for COMLEX-USA Level 3
Testing Cycle First-Time Pass Rate
2018-19 98.2%
See: COMSAE, COMLEX, and USMLE Boards information