Minimum passing score on USMLE Exams:
There are two scales on which USMLE results are reported, a three-digit scale and a two-digit scale. On the three-digit scale, the current minimum passing scores are as follows:
|Examination||Minimum Passing Score|
|Step 2 CK||189|
|Step 3||190 (starting November 2011)|
On the two-digit scale, the minimum passing score is always a 75.
Performance data on USMLE Step 3 ( Taken from www.usmle.org )
| 2007-2008 STEP 3 ADMINISTRATIONS
Number Tested and Percent Passing
|Examinees from US/Canadian Schools that Grant|
|Examinees from Non-US/Canadian Schools|
|* Represents data for examinees tested in 2008 and reported through February 4, 2009.
** ‘Repeaters’ represents examinations given, not number of different examinees.
† Performance data not reported for categories containing fewer than 5 examinees
( Above table is directly taken from real statistics posted on www.usmle.org )