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Class of 2018 Residency Placements

For the class of 2018, 42 students applied for post-graduation residencies and 34 were accepted. That’s a success rate of over 80%! Congrats to all! Click to see placement rates for previous years.

One-year post-graduate mentored residency programs provide advanced clinical education in specialty areas of optometry at an institutional or hospital-based setting. These programs prepare optometrists for lifelong leadership and scholarship in patient care and education.

Berkeley Optometry has an excellent track record for residency placements. As the table below indicates, a comparison of successful placements versus the total number of applicants has been impressive.

Graduating ClassTotal GraduatesApplicationsResidency PlacementsSuccess Rate% In Residencies
202262393795%60%
202164322681%41%
202068322888%41%
201964373286%50%
201863423481%54%