Every year, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) publishes reports containing data specifically about osteopathic students in the residency match (NRMP). We’ve compiled data from the 2018 Match into the table below summarizing average COMLEX Step 1 scores by specialty.
Average COMLEX Level 1 Scores by Specialty for the 2018 Match
|US Osteopathic Seniors|
|Obstetrics and Gynecology||568||507|
|Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation||535||486|
Data adapted from: NRMP, Charting Outcomes in the Match
While your COMLEX Level 1 score is not the only factor determining your competitiveness for residency, it remains an important factor differentiating osteopathic students who match from others who do not. Preparation for the COMLEX Level 1 is extremely important in achieving your best score, and resources like Pixorize can help you master biochemistry and basic sciences on the exam.