Optometry Residency Match (ORMatch)

for Positions Beginning in 2017

2017 ORMatch Statistics

Summary Results of ORMatch for Positions Beginning in 2017

Applicants Registered for ORMatch544
Applicants Submitting Applications Through ORMatch523
Applicants Who Withdrew or Did Not Submit Ranks 64
Applicants Participating in the Match480
Match Results
Applicants Matched355(74%)
Participating Applicants Not Matched125(26%)
Applications Submitted2396
Average Number of Applications Submitted Per Applicant
    Matched Applicants4.8
    Unmatched Applicants (including withdrawn and no ranks submitted)4.1
Average Number of Rankings Submitted Per Applicant
    Matched Applicants3.2
    Unmatched Applicants2.2
Residency Sites Participating in the Match235
Programs Receiving Applications Through ORMatch236
Programs Participating in the Match244
Positions Offered in the Match443
Note: A residency site can offer more than one "program" in the Match. Each "program" is identified in the Match by a unique 5-digit code number.
Match Results
Positions Filled in the Match355(80%)
Positions Remaining Unfilled88(20%)
Programs Filled in the Match179(73%)
Programs Remaining Unfilled65(27%)
Notes: No ranks were submitted for 20 positions in 14 programs. These positions and programs remained unfilled and are included in the counts above.
Number of Applications Received Per Position in an Average Program
    Programs Filling All Positions7.2
    Programs with Unfilled Positions3.1
    All Programs6.2
Number of Applicants Ranked Per Position Offered in an Average Program
    Programs Filling All Positions4.0
    Programs with Unfilled Positions1.8
    All Programs3.4

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