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    Student Outcomes

    Graduate Placement

    Over the past 4 years, 99% of LMU-DCOM graduates were placed into Graduate Medical Education Programs.

    Graduate Placement by Residency/Internship Program Types

    Type of Residency/Internship

    2016

    2017

    2018

    2019

    AOA (Osteopathic)

    109

    112

    82

    44

    ACGME (Allopathic)

    67

    84

    125

    180

    Military

    4

    9

    7

    6

    Total Placed

    180*

    205

    214

    230

    Number of Eligible Graduates

    181

    205

    215

    232

    Percentage of Graduates Placed

    99.4%*

    99.5%

    99.5%

    99.1%

    *One student matched but declined placement

     

    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

     

    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.

     

    NBOME Exam Cycle

    COMLEX1

    COMLEX2 CE

    COMLEX2 PE

    COMLEX3

    2018-19

    89.2%

     94.6%  84.7%  96.1%

    2017-18

    93.7%

     87.8%  85.9%  96.3%

    2016-17

    92.4%

     88.2%  87.5%  96.3%

    2015-16

    87.7%

     88.8%  86.8%  95.4%

    Final pass rates are updated every August.

     

    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.

     

    Average Indebtedness for Graduating LMU-DCOM Students

    Graduating Cohort

    Average Indebtedness

    Class of 2019

    $279,678

    Class of 2018

    $275,922

    Class of 2017 

    $261,268

    Class of 2016 

    $263,630

    *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

    2016

    197

    1

    0.5%

    2015

    150

    2

    1.3%

    2014

    159

    2

    1.3%

    2013

    175

    3

    1.7%