2021 Main Residency Match Results
The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) celebrates Match Day with the thousands of applicants and programs participating in the 2021 Main Residency Match®. The following documents present the Match results:
Results and Data: 2021 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.
2021 Match Results by State, Speciality, and Applicant Type
This report includes the numbers of positions offered and filled by state, specialty, and applicant type for the 2021 Main Residency Match.
Program Results 2017-2021
This report includes the numbers of positions offered and filled for all programs participating in the Main Residency Match between 2017 and 2021.
Impact of Length of Rank Order List on Match Results 2002-2021 Main Residency Match
This report examines the relationship between the average length of the rank order lists (ROL
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.
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 2020 Main Residency Match (2nd 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 2020 Main Residency Match (2nd edition)
Charting Outcomes in the Match: International Medical Graduates
Characteristics of International Medical Graduates Who Matched to Their Preferred Specialty in the 2020 Main Residency Match (3rd edition)
New! Research Brief: Impact of Virtual Experience on the Transition to Residency – Findings From the 2021 Applicant and Program Director Surveys
This brief presents general findings on questions added to the 2021 Applicant and Program Director Surveys targeting the virtual experience as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.