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This content is for candidates who took the COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE before June 2019. Candidates taking the COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE beginning June 17, 2019 can view the new documentation here.

The COMLEX-USA Examination Sequence

Candidates for COMLEX-USA must meet the following requirements as well as the requirements of their college of osteopathic medicine. Examinations must be taken in sequence and each level passed before the candidate is eligible to take the next level.

Level 2-CE and Level 2-PE may be taken in any order.

  • Passing of COMLEX-USA Level 1
  • Completion of the second year of study at an accredited college of osteopathic medicine (COM)
  • Attestation by the COM that the candidate is in good standing

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