National Board (NBEO) Results Page 2

Passed All Parts of NBEO

Class of MCO Pass Rate National Pass Rate Difference
2019 100.00% 92.68% 7.32%
2018 94.29% 92.09% 2.20%
2017 97.14% 90.92% 6.22%
2016 94.12% 83.78% 10.34%
2015 78.95% 84.89% -5.94%

Part I: Applied Basic Science

Class of MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Difference
2019 91.67% 74.66% 17.01%
2018 74.29% 72.93% 1.36%
2017 97.14% 78.82% 18.32%
2016 94.12% 76.35% 17.77%
2015 76.32% 77.56% -1.24%

Part II: Patient Assessment and Management (PAM)

Class of MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Rate Difference
2019 100.00% 87.63% 12.37%
2018 91.43% 89.96% 1.47%
2017 97.14% 89.26% 7.88%
2016 100% 86.51% 13.49%
2015 100% 87.00% 13.00%

Part III: Patient Care / Clinical Skills Exam

Class of MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Rate Difference
2019 94.44% 83.88% 10.56%
2018 74.29% 75.97% -1.68%
2017 57.14% 79.05% -21.91%
2016 85.29% 81.34% 3.95%
2015 62.16% 85.86% -23.70%

 “For more information, please consult the National Board of Examiners in Optometry’s   2018–2019 Institutional Yearly Performance Report.”