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Main Residency Match Data and Reports

Data Reports

2022 Main Residency Match

Results and Data: 2022 Main Residency Match 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.

2022 Match Results by State, Specialty, and Applicant Type
This report includes the numbers of positions offered and filled by state, specialty, and applicant type for the 2022 Main Residency Match.

Program Results 2018-2022
This report includes the numbers of positions offered and filled for all programs participating in the Main Residency Match for the five-year period between 2018 and 2022.

Average Length of Rank Order List by Match Status: 2003-2022 Main Residency Match 
This report presents the average length of the rank order lists (ROL) for filled and unfilled programs and matched and unmatched applicants across all applicant groups, including IMGs.

2022 Main Residency Match Resources

Advanced-Data Tables
Match By the Numbers
Press Release

Research Reports

Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2022: 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.

Charting Outcomes in the Match: Senior Students of U.S. MD Medical Schools 
Characteristics of U.S. MD Seniors Who Matched to Their Preferred Specialty in the 2022 Main Residency Match (3rd edition)

Charting Outcomes in the Match: Senior Students of U.S. DO Medical Schools
Characteristics of U.S. DO Seniors Who Matched to Their Preferred Specialty in the 2022 Main Residency Match (3rd edition) 

Charting Outcomes in the Match: International Medical Graduates 
Characteristics of International Medical Graduates Who Matched to Their Preferred Specialty in the 2022 Main Residency Match (4th edition)  

Survey Reports

New! Research Brief: Virtual Experience and Holistic Review in the Transition to Residency: An Examination of the 2021 and 2022 Main Residency Matches
This Research Brief presents general findings on questions added to the 2021 and 2022 Applicant and Program Director Surveys targeting the virtual experience as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Brief also examines program responses to holistic review questions added to the Program Director Survey in 2022.

Results of the 2021 NRMP Program Director Survey
This report presents the results of selected items from the 2021 Program Director Survey. It presents interview and exam data by applicant type as well as the factors program directors use to select applicants to interview and rank in the Main Residency Match.

Results of the 2021 NRMP Applicant Survey 
This report presents the results of selected items from the 2021 Applicant Survey. The report documents factors that applicants weigh in selecting programs at which to interview and to rank in the Main Residency Match as well as their reliance on various ranking strategies.