Student Outcomes

PharmD Graduation Rates
2015 2016
On-Time Graduation Rate for UW-SoP 93% 96%
Five-Year Graduation Rate for UW-SoP 95% 98%
Placement in Residency Training

Percentage of applicants matched with residency training programs.

2015 2016
UW-SoP applicant pool 82% 88%
National applicant pool 62% 68%
Residency Setting
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Post-graduation Placement
Placement Area 2015 2016
Employment 39% 49%
Residency 41% 44%
Fellowship / Post-graduate Education 1% 2%
Unreported / Could not follow-up 18% 5%
Placement Timing
2015 2016
At time of graduation 81% 89%
Within 90 days of graduation 92% 92%
Employment Setting

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Data based on an employment survey voluntarily completed by graduating students in May of each year.

NAPLEX Pass Rates

UW-Madison First-Time Pass Rates for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX)

The NAPLEX assesses knowledge, judgment, and skills that all pharmacists are expected to demonstrate in practice.

Year UW-Madison SoP Graduates Peer Group
(n=11)
All ACPE-accredited Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy
2013 100.00% 97.80% 95.87%
2014 97.56% 97.57% 94.88%
2015 96.18% 96.05% 92.64%
3-year average 97.91% 97.14% 94.46%

* Peer group members: Illinois at Chicago, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Purdue, Ohio State, California-San Francisco, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Texas at Austin, and Washington.

MPJE Pass Rates

UW-Madison First Attempt Pass Rates for the Multi-State Pharmacy Jurisprudence Exam (MPJE):

The MJPE assesses candidates’ knowledge of state and federal laws governing the practice of pharmacy.

Year UW-Madison Peer Group
(n=10)
All ACPE-accredited Schools & Colleges of Pharmacy
2013 99.12% 95.49% 94.93%
2014 99.02% 97.37% 95.17%
2015 96.46% 97.96% 94.35%
3-year average 98.2% 96.94% 94.82%

Peer group members: Illinois at Chicago, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Purdue, Ohio State, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Texas at Austin, and Washington.

# Includes all schools and colleges of pharmacy in states where the MPJE is administered

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