The Optometry Residency Match for Positions Beginning in 2021
Applicant Registration is Now Open
The ORMatch operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:
December 31, 2020: Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
February 14, 2021: Application cutoff date for ORMatch to obtain verified NBEO score information to be transmitted to programs. Official score information after this date must be provided by the applicant directly to the program.
March 1, 2021: Match participants may begin to submit Rank Order Lists for the ORMatch on this date.
March 19, 2021: Rank Order List Deadline, final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No applications or registrations for the Match can be submitted after this date.
March 29, 2021: Results of ORMatch are released to applicants and Program Coordinators.View Full Schedule of Dates
Additional Match Information
ORMatch provides an orderly process to help applicants obtain positions in optometry residency programs of their choice, and to help programs obtain applicants of their choice.Read more →
The matching algorithm uses the preferences stated on the Rank Order Lists submitted by applicants and programs to fill available positions.
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