MD Program Student Outcomes

Student retention and on-time progress (4-year program)

Matriculated Year (AY) # of Students Matriculated # of students remain in the program* Attrition rate** Retention rate*** Graduation Rate
2018 64 64 0.0% 100.0% on track for 100%
2019 98 98 0.0% 100.0% on track for 100%
2020 130 126 1.5% 98.5% on track for 98.5%
2021 130 128 0.8% 99.2% on track for 99.2%

^including students who have taken Leave of Absence or research year and on track for graduation in the 6-year time limit.

*Data as of September 2022
** Percentage of students who withdrew or were dismissed from the program.
*** 100% - attrition rate = retention rate


CUSM MD Outcomes

94 percent of students are California residents
29 percent of students reside in the Inland Empire (San Bernardino and Riverside counties)


MD Class of 2022 had a 100 percent NRMP match rate


Medical Spanish Course Participants

Class of 2022: 32 students
Class of 2023: 51 students
Class of 2024: 77 students
Class of 2025: 88 students
Class of 2026: 108 students

USMLE Performance of Class of 2022

237: USMLE Step 1 average score
247: USMLE Step 2CK average score

Included in pre-clerkship training

115 hours of clinical skills
47 comprehensive clinical cases presented and discussed
23 hours of simulation and task training
10hours of laparoscopic skills practice
4-51 hours of ultrasound skills practice

See the School Performance fact sheet at: www.cusm.org/accrediation

Data as of September 2022



California University of Science and Medicine 2022 Match Day

100 percent NRMP Match Rate
CUSM graduates will train in 15 specialties across 10 states
61 students began their residencies in July 2022


Top Specialties

Internal Medicine (31.3 percent)
Psychiatry (21 percent)
Emergency Medicine (16 percent)
Surgery-General (6.5 percent)
Orthopedic Surgery (5 percent)


USMLE Performance of Class of 2022

237: USMLE Step 1 average score
247: USMLE Step 2CK average score


CUSM grads achieved placements in the most highly sought specialties, including

Ophthalmology
Orthopedics
Urology
Vascular surgery
Anesthesiology
Radiology
Otolaryngology


Geographic Distribution

Western USA (76 percent)
Southern USA (11 percent)
North Eastern and Central USA (13 percent)
66 percent will train in California


Top 5 CUSM Match States Outside of California

New York (8 percent)
Arizona (6 percent)
Texas (6 percent)
Pennsylvania (3 percent)
West Virginia (3 percent)


Class of 2023
(n=99)
Class of 2022
(n=62)
Successfully pass all pre clerkship courses 100% 100%
Successfully pass all clerkships 100% on track 100%
Successfully pass all required electives - 100% on track
Taken STEP 1 81% 100%
Successfully pass STEP 1 99% 100%
Average score STEP 1 233 238
Taken STEP 2 CK - 100%
Successfully pass STEP 2 CK - 98%
Average score STEP 2 CK - 248
Demonstrate competence in all 6 PLOs 100% on track 100% on track
Receive approval from SASaP for graduation - **
Meet with SADSAA about post-graduate plans - **
Exit interview with Financial Aid office - **
Completion rate for the M3 year 100% on track 100%
Retention (Year 4 compared to Year 1) 100% 100%
**on track, data available in 4/2022

As required by California Education Code Section 94913(a), additional outcomes data are published in the School Performance Fact Sheet available on the CUSM Accreditation webpage.