COMLEX-USA (Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States) is a three-level, national standardized licensure examination designed for licensure for the practice of osteopathic medicine. COMLEX-USA is designed to assess osteopathic medical knowledge, knowledge fluency, clinical skills, and other competencies essential for practice as an osteopathic generalist physician. It is also a graduation requirement for attaining a DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree from colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States, and for entry into and promotion within graduate medical education (residency) training programs. To learn more about the COMLEX-USA, please visit:

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME)


National First-Time Examination Takers- 94.34% Pass Rate
UIWSOM First-Time Examination Takers- 83.22% Pass Rate


COMLEX Examination Series. National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), 2020, https://www.nbome.org/exams-assessments/comlex-usa/. Accessed 18 Nov. 2020.

UIWSOM Graduate Medical Education Placement Rates

Since the inaugural UIWSOM class does not match into residencies until 2021, there is no rate to report at this time. This link will be updated as information becomes available.