Scoring of Step 1 Exam

The score of the Step 1 exam ranges from 1 to 300 with a minimum passing score of 194. The average score in 2018 was 230 with a standard deviation of 19 points. Although the exam is technically pass/fail, students are expected to score high because residency programs receive Step 1 scores.

Release dates

Step 1 scores are released about 3-4 weeks after the exam. Students receive an email once the score has been released.

Last updated: September 17, 2020