NRMP® Advanced 2017 Main Residency Match Data

The 2017 Match Week is over and NRMP® has released some initial advanced match data (more will be released in the coming months). Match 2017 proved to be the largest Match in NRMP history with over 43,000 registered applicants and over 31,000 positions. View the newest data for general statistics, the Post-Match SOAP®, applicant type, and select medical specialties below.  

General Match Statistics:

43,157 NRMP Registered Applicants

35,969 Active Applicants

31,757 Total Positions

SOAP Statistics:

1,279 Unfilled SOAP Positions

1,177 Filled through SOAP

Applicants by the Numbers:

  • US Medical Seniors
    • 19,030 registered applicants
    • 18,539 submitted Rank Order Lists
    • 17,480 Matched PGY-1 (94.3%)
    • 1,059 Unmatched PGY-1 (5.7%)
  • DOs
    • 5,000 registered applicants
    • 3,590 submitted Rank Order Lists
    • 2,933 Matched PGY-1 (81.7%)
    • 657 Unmatched PGY-1 (18.3%)
  • US IMGs
    • 5,069 submitted Rank Order Lists
    • 2,777 Matched PGY-1 (54.8%)
    • 2,292 Unmatched PGY-1 (45.2%)
  • Non-US IMGs
    • 7,284 submitted Rank Order Lists
    • 3,814 Matched PGY-1 (52.4%)
    • 3,470 Unmatched PGY-1 (47.6%)

 

Medical Specialty Highlights:

  • Internal Medicine
    • 7233 Total Positions
    • 290 more than 2016
  • Family Medicine
    • 3,356 Total Positions
    • 118 more than 2016
  • Pediatrics
    • 2,783 Total Positions
    • 49 more than 2016
  • Emergency Medicine
    • 2,047 Total PGY-1 Positions
    • 152 more than 2016
  • Psychiatry
    • 1,495 Total PGY-1 Positions
    • 111 more than 2016

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