California Northstate University College of Medicine Announces 97% Match Rate in National Resident Matching Program

Including several competitive specialties such as Diagnostic Radiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Ophthalmology, and more

ELK GROVE, CA – California Northstate University (CNU) is excited to announce that the College of Medicine Class of 2023 students have attained a 97% match rate in the 2023 National Resident Matching Program. CNU College of Medicine students have matched in several very competitive specialties including but not limited to Diagnostic Radiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, and Plastic Surgery while fulfilling its mission of educating medical students who wish to practice internal medicine, OB/GYN, family medicine, and pediatrics.

Students have matched with institutions across the country, including many well-known and very highly regarded residency programs such as: Mayo Clinic, Cedar Sinai, Medical Centers at University of California Los Angeles, University of California Davis, University of California Irvine, University of California San Diego, University of California San Francisco, University of Southern California, University of Texas Southwestern, George Washington University, University of Massachusetts, Geisinger Health System, California Pacific Medical Center, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Dignity Health, and Kaiser Permanente.

“At CNU, we take great pride in developing a lasting legacy of healthcare professionals through vigorous education, clinical training, and service to the community. A 97% match rate is reflective of focused effort, and we are so proud of our students for this amazing accomplishment,” said Dr. Alvin Cheung, President and CEO of California Northstate University. “Overall, our medical students matched with 67 institutions across 17 specialties this year. Congratulations CNU College of Medicine Class of 2023!”

The vision of the California Northstate University College of Medicine is to advance the art and science of medicine through education, service, research, and social accountability.

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California Northstate University was founded in the Sacramento region in 2007 to advance the science and art of healthcare. California Northstate University is dedicated to educating, developing, and training individuals to provide competent, patient-centered care. Since its inception, California Northstate University has continued to expand to meet the growing needs to the community. Today, California Northstate University has approximately 1,500 combined students and employees in six colleges, including College of Dental Medicine, College of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, and College of Psychology. To learn more, please visit