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National Board (NBEO) Results

Ultimate Passage Rates - NBEO

Graduating Cohort by Year

MCO Pass Rate

National Pass Rate Difference
2020-2021 (Class of 2021) 35 97.22% 92.46% 4.76%
2019-2020 (Class of 2020) 32 87.88% 92.20% -4.32%
2018-2019 (Class of 2019) 36 100.00% 92.68% 7.32%

Part I: Applied Basic Science

Academic Year MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Difference

2020-2021 (Class of 2022)

36 83.33%    

2019-2020 (Class of 2021)

36 86.11% 77.67% 8.44%

2018-2019 (Class of 2020)

34 79.41% 81.79% -2.38%

2017-2018 (Class of 2019)

36 91.67% 74.66% 17.01%

Part II: Patient Assessment and Management (PAM)

Academic Year MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Rate Difference
2021-2022 (Class of 2022) 36 97.22%    
2020-2021 (Class of 2021) 36 94.44% 89.65% 4.79%
2019-2020 (Class of 2020) 34 97.06% 92.56% 4.5%
2018-2019 (Class of 2019) 36 100.00% 87.63% 12.37%

Part III: Patient Care / Clinical Skills Exam

Academic Year MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Rate Difference

2021-2022 (Class of 2022)

36 77.78%    

2020-2021 (Class of 2021)

36 75.00% 79.87% -4.87%

2019-2020 (Class of 2020)

33 72.73% 85.84% -13.11%

2018-2019 (Class of 2019)

36 94.44% 83.88% 10.56%

For more information, please consult the National Board of Examiners in Optometry's 2020–2021 Institutional Yearly Performance Report.