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Date Updated: May 14, 2013

Customized Assessment Services

Customized Assessment Services Fees

NBME pricing for Customized Assessment Services provides the flexibility to create and administer any number of customized examinations during a 12-month subscription period.

$1,500 Annual Subscription Fee

This fee must be paid in advance and includes:

  • Program set-up
  • Support for test construction and test administration activities
  • Construction of all examinations for students across Year 1 and Year 2 of the preclinical curriculum
  • Score reports, individual student performance profiles, and item analyses for each examination

Per Examinee Fees July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014

Fees can either be paid quarterly (for standard pricing) or prepaid (for discount pricing) and must be received by the NBME prior to the first test administration.

Fees are based on examinations requested on a single order.

Exams

# Exams
Requested
Standard Pricing *
per Examinee
Quarterly Payments
Discount Pricing**
per Examinee
Prepayment Only
1 to 2
N/A
$40
3 to 6
$35
$30
7 +
$32
$27

*The first payment must be received before the first test administration.
**The order must be paid in full before the first test administration.


Examples

To see examples exclusive of the prepaid $1,500 annual subscription fee, click here.

Example

Example
Standard Pricing Quarterly Discount Pricing Prepaid

1 Exam
50 Year 1 students

N/A $2,000
($40 x 1 x 50)
 
5 Exams

75 Year 1 students/
71
Year 2 students*


$13,125
($35 x 5 x 75)


$11,250
($30 x 5 x 75)
11 Exams

50 Year 1 students/
50
Year 2 students


$17,600
($32 x 11 x 50)


$14,850
($27 x 11 x 50)

* Fee is based on the larger class size.

Per Examinee Fees Effective July 1, 2014

Fees will be based on the number of items in a customized exam and will be assessed at the time the customized exam is ordered for test administration.

Example

# of Items
Fees*

1-25

$15.00 
26-150
$29.00
151+

$38.00

Fees are subject to change with notice.

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