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The COMLEX-USA is a three-level exam series that is designed for licensure for the practice of osteopathic medicine.
The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA) is a national standardized medical licensure examination produced and administered by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME). All osteopathic medical students are required to pass COMLEX-USA Level 1 and Level 2-Cognitive Evaluation (CE) in order to graduate from osteopathic medical school. You’ll take the first level of the exam near the end of your second year of medical school. Typically, you’ll take Level 2-CE during your third or fourth year. You must take them in order, and you must successfully complete both Level 1 and Level 2-CE before you can take Level 3 during your residency.
Learn more about the COMLEX-USA exam series on the NBOME website.