Student Achievement

Student Achievement information is reported annually for students and the general public in accordance with federal regulations and policy from the Higher Learning Commission.


Source: Enrollment data reported in LCME Annual Medical School Questionnaire Part II.

All Programs 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Female 20 52 84 126 129
Male 34 59 100 139 144

Degrees Conferred

Source: Degrees conferred data reported in IPEDS Completions annual survey.

All Programs 2017 2018
Doctor of Medicine N/A 48
Master's Degrees 2 1
Certificates N/A 1

Graduation Rate

Graduation Rate (Normal Time): Measures the percentage of first-time, degree-seeking students in a cohort who graduated in the normal time it would take to complete the degree, as outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook.

Source: Graduation and retention rates are calculated by the Registrar.

Degree or Certificate Program Expected Years to Complete 2017 2018
Applied Clinical Informatics Certificate 1 N/A 100%
Biomedical Sciences Master Degree 1 100% 50%
Doctor of Medicine 4 N/A 89%

Retention Rate

Retention is the percentage of students remaining with their original cohort or class.

Source: Graduation and retention rates are calculated by the Registrar. Retention rate is captured during the Fall Census date August 1.

Degree Program 2015 2016 2017 2018
Applied Clinical Informatics Certificate       100%
Biomedical Science Master Degree     100% 50%
Clinical Informatics Master Degree     100% 100%
Medical Engineering Master Degree        
Doctor of Medicine 98% 97% 98% 97%

First-Time Board Pass Rate

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a three-step examination for medical licensure in the US. These three exams – Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK), and Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) – are required for advancement and graduation. 

Source: USMLE
*Represents data for examinees tested in 2017 and reported through January 31, 2018.
**Step 2 CS is a pass/fail exam

Degree Program Pass Rate First-Time Test Taker National Pass Rate First-Time Test Taker Exam
Doctor of Medicine
Class of 2018 98% 96% USMLE Step 1
98% 97% USMLE Step 2 CK
98% 94% USMLE Step 2 CS**
Class of 2019 100% 96%* USMLE Step 1
96% 97%* USMLE Step 2 CK
98% 94%* USMLE Step 2 CS**

Match Rate

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), also called The Match, is a United States-based private non-profit non-governmental organization that utilizes a highly competitive process to place U.S. medical school students into residency training programs located in U.S. teaching hospitals.

Source: NRMP

Match Rate 2018
Doctor of Medicine 100%
       - Primary Care 37%
       - Specialties 63%

To learn more about Match Day and the match rate for the Class of 2018, please visit the Match Day webpage.