Policies & information
Student Bulletin and policies
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s Student Bulletin and polices for the MD program.
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s polices for graduate programs.
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Graduation & retention rates
Below is information on Geisinger Commonwealth’s graduation and retention rates.
MD graduation rate (.95)
MBS graduation (.96)
MD overall retention rate (.96)
MBS retention rate (.96)
Geisinger Commonwealth students have performed exceptionally well on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 exam. Those taking the exam for the first time in 2018 exceeded the national mean.
Geisinger Commonwealth mean: 231
National mean: 230
The USMLE score is given to test takers as a three-digit score. These scores are commonly used by residency programs to determine eligibility for residency and fellowship.
Geisinger Commonwealth pass rate for Step 1 of USMLE was above the national average. 97 percent of Geisinger Commonwealth’s first-time test takers, passed the exam as reported 2019. The mean score of Geisinger Commonwealth students was 231 which was higher than the national mean of 230.