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Your Future

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UR medical graduates are highly desired across the nation. Check out the opportunities for your future.

Match Day Facts

Top 20 residency sites, in rank order, that Rochester graduates have matched with over the last five years:

  1. University of Rochester (20 - 25% of grads)
  2. Yale University
  3. University of Pennsylvania/CHOP
  4. University of Pittsburgh
  5. Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai
  6. University of California - San Francisco
  7. Oregon Health & Science University
  8. University of Massachusetts
  9. University of Michigan
  10. University of Washington
  1. Boston University
  2. Mayo Clinic SOM
  3. Weill SOM Cornell University
  4. University of California - San Diego
  5. University of Southern California
  6. Baylor College of Medicine
  7. Harvard University
  8. Stanford University
  9. Brown University
  10. University of Chicago

Take a look at our Residency Match Statistics by department for the last four years.

Match Day

Match Day 2024


student match dayPreparing You for the Next Step: Outcomes Data

Throughout your medical education, you will transform yourself, make discoveries, and change lives. But it all culminates in getting your medical degree and beginning the career you’ve worked so hard for. At Rochester, we prepare you for your future. Take a look at our outcomes data:

  • 99% – 3-year average1 pass rate for USMLE STEP 1
  • 99% – 3-year average1 pass rate for USMLE STEP 2(CK)
  • 99% – 3-year average1 pass rate for USMLE STEP 3

We are also proud to have high retention and match rates. Our students have gone all over the country for their residencies, while many graduates include Rochester in their top choices.

  • 99% – 3-year average1 retention rate
  • 99% – 3-year average1 match rate
  • 20 - 25% of graduates matched with Rochester over the last 5 years
  • 99% - 3-year average2 MD, MD/MBA and MD/PhD completion or expected3 completion rate 

Where Do Our Graduates End Up?

Picture five medical students holding signs where they matched, at Yale, UC Irvine, Case Western, CHOP, and Stanford

URSMD Match Statistics


1 3 year average for academic years 2022 - 2024.

2 3 year average completion rate for students who matriculated into MD, MD/MBA and MD/PhD programs from 2016 – 2018.

3 The length of the MD/PhD program can vary from 5 – 10 years and some of the students who matriculated into this program from 2016 – 2018 are still in PhD or MD portion of the program and are, therefore, expected to complete.