The Optometry Residency Match for Positions Beginning in 2020

Match Results Are Now Available

Information for Match Participants

Participating programs

Participating Programs

View the list of programs with positions available in the 2020 Post-Match Process.

List of Programs With Available Positions

Key Dates

The ORMatch operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:

March 6, 2020: 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 16, 2020: Results of ORMatch are released to applicants and Program Coordinators.

March 16, 2020 - April 15, 2020: Program Coordinators send letters of confirmation of the ORMatch results to matched applicants within 10 working days of the release of the ORMatch results. Applicants must sign and return the letters of confirmation within 30 days of the release of the ORMatch results.

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Additional Match Information

Match Overview

Match Overview

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.

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Rules and Policies

Rules of Participation

Each applicant and residency site must accept a Match Agreement when they register to participate in ORMatch, and must agree to abide by the rules of ORMatch.

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Matching Algorithm

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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Aggregate statistics and trends from previous years of ORMatch are available. Statistics on the results of the 2020 ORMatch will be available on March 16, 2020.

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