MD Program Student Outcomes

Student retention and on-time progress (4-year program)

Matriculated Year (AY) # of Students Matriculated # of students remain in the program* Attrition rate** Retention rate*** Graduation Rate
2018 64 64 0.0% 100.0% Not available yet
2019 98 98 0.0% 100.0% Not available yet
2020 130 129 0.8% 99.2% Not available yet
2021 130 130 0.0% 100.0% Not available yet

*Data as of September 19, 2021
** Percentage of students who withdrew or were dismissed from the program.
*** 100% - attrition rate = retention rate


CUSM MD Outcomes

91% California Residents
28% Inland Empire Residents (San Bernardino and Riverside Counties)


Acceptance Rates

In 2018, 64 students were admitted as the Class of 2022.
In 2019, 98 students were admitted as the Class of 2023.
In 2020, 130 students were admitted as the Class of 2024.
In 2021, 130 students were admitted as the Class of 2025.


100% M3 retention rates. Percentage of M3 class still registered from matriculation to year 3.

Medical Spanish

Percentage of class who achieved proficiency in medical spanish.
63.3% of M2.
57.8% of M3.

97% of the Class of 2022 completed USMLE Step 1 (COVID-19 related delays in scheduling)
79% of the Class of 2023 completed USMLE Step 1 (COVID-19 related delays in scheduling)
236 USMLE Step 1 as average score.

Our MD program has had a 100% rate of students that have progressed from pre-clerkship to clerkship rotation. In addition, 100% of students have successfully completed clerkship bootcamp.


Completed pre-clerkship phase

  • 115 hours of clinical skills.
  • 47 cases of clinical cases presented/discussed.
  • 23 hours of simulation & task training.
  • 10 hours of laparoscopic skills practice.
  • 4-51 hours of ultra sound skills practice.


As required by California Education Code Section 94913(a), additional outcomes data are published in the School Performance Fact Sheet available on the CUSM Accreditation webpage.