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Student Outcomes

Graduate Placement

Over the past 4 years, 98.9% of LMU-DCOM graduates were placed into Graduate Medical Education Programs.

 percentageofgradsplaced

 

2019

2020

2021

2022

Number of Eligible Graduates

230

199

219

227

Placed in Residency/Internship

229

198

218

220

Percentage of Graduates Placed

99.6%

99.5%

99.5%

96.9%

 

 

LMU-DCOM COMLEX First-Time Pass Rates

The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) administers licensing exams for osteopathic students. LMU-DCOM Students must take and pass COMLEX Level 1, COMLEX Level 2 Cognitive Exam (CE), and COMLEX Level 2 Performance Exam (PE) prior to graduation. COMLEX Level 3 is usually taken during the first-year of the graduate medical education program.

pass rate graphs

 

NBOME Exam Cycle

COMLEX1

COMLEX2 CE

COMLEX2 PE

COMLEX3

2021-22

94.7%

91.7%* NA** NA***

2020-21

88.5%

94.6% 96.8** 95.9%

2019-20

92.1%

96.9% 90.3% 95.3%

2018-19

89.2%

94.6% 84.7% 96.1%
*COMLEX2 CE pass rate will be finalized in May 2022.
** COMLEX2 PE was suspended during the middle of the 2020-21 Exam Cycle.
***COMLEX3 Exam Cycle is Jan 1-Dec 31. Preliminary pass rates will be reported mid-cycle.

 

Class of 2022 Residency Placement Map

 

 Residency Placement Map 2022

 

Class of 2022 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2022 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2021 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2021 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2020 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2020 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2019 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2019 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2018 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2018 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2017 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2017 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2016 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2016 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2015 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2015 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2014 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2014 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2013 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2013 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2012 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2012 Residency Placement Map

Class of 2011 Residency Placement by Location | Class of 2011 Residency Placement Map

 

Average Indebtedness for Graduating LMU-DCOM Students

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Graduate Indebtedness

The calculation for graduate indebtedness is based on the loans to cover the costs of tuition, living, books, and supplies incurred during the 4-year program. The average indebtedness does not exceed the eligible maximum loan amounts.

Graduating Cohort

Average Indebtedness

Class of 2021

$246,524

Class of 2020

$283,984

Class of 2019

$279,678

Class of 2018

$275,922

Class of 2017

$261,268

*Only includes debt incurred while in the DO program.

 

Default Rates for LMU-DCOM DO Program Borrowers Entering Repayment

 

Year Entering Repayment

N

Defaults within the first three years of repayment

Default Rate

2018

265

4

1.5%

2017

249

2

0.8%

2016

197

1

0.5%

2015

150

2

1.3%