Student Outcomes

PharmD Graduation Rates
  On-Time Graduation Rate for UW-SoP Five-Year Graduation Rate
for UW-SoP
2016 96% 98%
2017 92% 96%
2018
91% *

* Data to be released in May 2019
Based on institutional data.

Placement in Residency Training

Percentage of applicants matched with residency training programs.

  2017 2018 2019
UW-SoP applicant pool 83% 88% 80%
National applicant pool 69% 65% 64%

Data based on ASHP matches.

Residency Setting

Residency Setting for 2019 UW PharmD Graduates
Combined PGY1 Residency –
Master’s Program
10%
Ambulatory Care 7%
Community Pharmacy 11%
General Pharmacy 65%
Specialty Pharmacy 4%
Acute Care Pharmacy 3%
PharmD Post-Graduation Employment
Post-graduation Placement
PLACEMENT AREA 2016 2017 2018
Employment 51% 48% 49%
Residency 44% 43% 47%
Fellowship / Post-graduate Education 2% 2% 2%
Unreported / Could not follow-up 3% 7% 2%

Data based on an employment survey completed by graduating students in May of each year.  Note: A 6-month survey was administered for the first time in 2018. All other years show 90-day placement numbers.

Placement Timing
  2016 2017 2018
At time of graduation 89% 91% 91%
Within 90 days of graduation 97% 94% 95%
Within 6 months of graduation 98%

Data based on an employment survey completed by graduating students each year. Note: A 6-month follow-up was conducted for first time in 2018.

Employment Setting

Pie chart showing employment setting for 2016 UW-SoP PharmD grads.  Residency Program: 48%; Employment in Community Pharmacy setting: 40%; Employment in Non-Community pharmacy setting: 12%.

* Does not include students with fellowships, in grad school, or who did not report.
Data based on an employment survey voluntarily completed by graduating students 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 All ACPE-accredited Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy
2018 98.33% 89.46%
2017 99.20% 87.95%
2016 94.62% 85.86%
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 SoP Graduates All ACPE-accredited Schools & Colleges of Pharmacy *
2018 92.45% 83.76%
2017 95.37% 85.20%
2016 95.45% 87.74%

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

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