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.

Enrollment

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

MD Program 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Female 20 52 84 126 129 143
Male 34 59 100 139 144 149

Degrees Conferred

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

All Programs 2017 2018 2019
Doctor of Medicine   48 57
Master's Degrees 2 1 10
Certificates   1  

Graduation Rate

Graduation Rate (Expected Time): Measures the percentage of first-time, degree-seeking students in a cohort who graduated in the expected time it would take to complete the degree, as outlined in the Financial Aid Policy Manual.

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

Degree or Certificate Program Expected Years to Complete 2017 2018 2019
Applied Clinical Informatics Certificate 1   100%  
Biomedical Sciences Master Degree 1 100% 50% 88%
Clinical Informatics Master Degree 2     100%
Doctor of Medicine 4   89% 90%

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 2019
Applied Clinical Informatics Certificate       100%  
Biomedical Science Master Degree     100% 50% 100%
Clinical Informatics Master Degree     100% 100% 100%
Medical Engineering Master Degree         100%
Doctor of Medicine 98% 97% 98% 97% 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
*As of April 25, 2019, not all WMed students have received scores for these exams.
**Step 2 CS is a pass/fail exam

MD Degree Program Exam WMed Pass Rate First-Time Test Taker National Pass Rate First-TimeTest Taker Mean Score First-Time Test Taker National Mean Score First-Time Test Taker
Class of 2018 USMLE Step 1 98% 96% 231 229
USMLE Step 2 CK 98% 97% 241 243
USMLE Step 2 CS** 98% 94%    
Class of 2019 USMLE Step 1 100% 96% 229 230
USMLE Step 2 CK 96% 97% 240 243
USMLE Step 2 CS** 98% 95%    
Class of 2020 USMLE Step 1 100%* pending 236 pending
USMLE Step 2 CK        
USMLE Step 2 CS**        

Match Rate

The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®), or The Match®, is a private, non-profit organization that provides a mechanism for matching the preferences of applicants for U.S. residency positions with the preferences of residency program directors.

Source: NRMP

Match Rate 2018 2019
Doctor of Medicine 100% 100%
       - Primary Care 37% 40%
       - Specialties 63% 60%