Main Residency Match Data and Reports

Data Reports

  1. Results and Data: 2020 Main Residency Match (PDF, 128 pages) This report contains statistical tables and graphs for the Main Residency Match®and lists by state and sponsoring institution every participating program, the number of positions offered, and the number filled. SOAP® data also are presented. In addition, Match by the Numbers and the Single Match logo are available.
  2. 2020 Match Results by State, Specialty, and Applicant Type (PDF, 17 pages) This report includes the numbers of positions offered and filled by state, specialty, and applicant type for the 2020 Main Residency Match.
  3. Program Results, 2016-2020 (PDF, 176 pages) This report includes the numbers of positions offered and filled for all programs participating in the Main Residency Match between 2016 and 2020.
  4. Impact of Length of Rank Order List on Match Results 2002-2020 Main Residency Match  (PDF, 5 pages) This report examines the relationship between the average length of the rank order lists (ROL) of matched applicants and filled programs and the average length of rank order lists of unmatched applicants and unfilled programs in the Main Residency Match.

Research Reports

  1. New! Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2020: These biennial reports highlight the characteristics of students and graduates that contribute to a program’s overall assessment of an applicant. Ten to twelve measures are examined in the reports, including the number of contiguous ranks in preferred specialty, the number of distinct specialties ranked, USMLE® Step 1 and Step 2 CK scores (for U.S. MD seniors and IMGs), COMLEX-USA® Level 1 and Level 2-CE scores (for U.S. DO seniors), and the numbers of research experiences, publications, and work and volunteer experiences.

Survey Reports

  1. New! Results of the 2020 NRMP Program Director Survey (PDF, 172 pages) This report examines the factors program directors use to select applicants to interview and rank. Data are reported for 22 specialties and the transitional year in the Main Residency Match.
  2. Results of the 2019 NRMP Applicant Survey (PDF, 181 pages) This report presents the results of selected items from the 2019 NRMP Applicant Survey. The report documents factors that applicants weigh in selecting programs (1) at which to interview and (2) to rank in the Main Residency Match.