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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
5/1/16 to 4/30/17 88.9%
5/1/17 to 4/30/18 90.2%
5/1/18 to 4/30/19 93.9%
5/1/19 to 4/30/20 91.8%
5/1/20 to 4/30/21 94.5%
5/1/21 to 4/30/22 96.5%
First-Time pass rates for COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE
Testing Cycle
6/1/17 to 5/31/18 92.7%
6/1/18 to 5/31/19 93.5%
6/1/19 to 5/31/20 97.2%
6/1/20 to 5/31/21 97.7%
6/1/21 to 5/31/22 94.3%

 

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
9/1/18 to 12/31/19 98.2
1/1/20 to 12/31/20 90.8
1/1/21 to 12/31/21 94.7

See: COMSAE, COMLEX, and USMLE Boards information