National Board (NBEO) Results

Passed All Parts of NBEO

Class of MCO Pass Rate National Pass Rate Difference
2017 97.14% 90.92% 6.22%
2016 94.12% 83.78% 10.34%
2015 78.95% 84.89% -5.94%
2014 100.00% 90.80% 9.20%
2013 93.90% 90.30% 3.60%

Part I: Applied Basic Science

Class of MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Difference
2017 97.14% 78.82% 18.32%
2016 94.12% 76.35% 17.77%
2015 76.32% 77.56% -1.24%
2014 97.29% 85.76% 11.53%
2013 81.82% 85.43% -3.61%

Part II: Patient Assessment and Management (PAM)

Class of MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Rate Difference
2017 97.14% 89.26% 7.88%
2016 100% 86.51% 13.49%
2015 100% 87.00% 13.00%
2014 100% 97.18% 2.82%
2013 100% 93.99% 6.01%

Part III: Patient Care / Clinical Skills Exam

Class of MCO First Time Takers Pass Rate National Pass Rate Rate Difference
2017 57.14% 79.05% -21.91%
2016 85.29% 81.34% 3.95%
2015 62.16% 85.86% -23.70%
2014 67.57% 80.50% -12.93%
2013 81.82% 79.39% 2.43%

 “For more information, please consult the National Board of Examiners in Optometry’s 10/2016 – 9/2017 Institutional Yearly Performance Report.”