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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

 

2017

2018

2019

2020

Number of Eligible Graduates

206

215

232

204

Placed in Residency/Internship

205

214

230

200

Percentage of Graduates Placed

99.5%

99.5%

99.1%

98.0%

*One student matched but declined placement

 

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

 

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

2019-20

92.1%

96.9% NA* 95.3%

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.
*COMLEX2 PE Scores are not available due to a change in the testing cycle.

 

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 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

2017

249

2

0.8%

2016

197

1

0.5%

2015

150

2

1.3%

2014

159

2

1.3%