Scoring & Reporting

Passing COMLEX-USA Level 1 indicates that the candidate has demonstrated competence in the foundational biomedical sciences and osteopathic principles and related physician competency domains for osteopathic medical care of patients as required to enter supervised patient care settings and to continue lifelong learning.

Essential objectives of the exam series include the graduation, advancement, and promotion of osteopathic medical students. NBOME follows standards and best practices in assessment when evaluating our passing standards to ensure COMLEX-USA meets and maintains high assessment quality.

Please note change from reporting numeric scores to reporting only pass/fail result for COMLEX-USA Level 1 examinations administered after May 1, 2022.


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