Student Outcomes

PharmD Graduation Rates
  2015 2016 2017
On-Time Graduation Rate for UW-SoP 93% 96% 92%
Five-Year Graduation Rate for UW-SoP 95% 98% *

* Data to be released in May 2018
Based on institutional data.

Placement in Residency Training

Percentage of applicants matched with residency training programs.

  2016 2017 2018
UW-SoP applicant pool 88% 83% 88%
National applicant pool 68% 69% 65%

Data based on ASHP matches.

Residency Setting
RESIDENCY SETTING FOR 2018 UW PHARMD GRADUATES
Combined PGY1 Residency –
Master’s Program
2%
 Ambulatory Care 11%
 Community Pharmacy  9%
 Managed Care Pharmacy 2%
 General Pharmacy 68%
 Specialty Pharmacy 5%
 Acute Care Pharmacy  4%
Post-graduation Placement
PLACEMENT AREA 2015 2016 2017
Employment 39% 51% 48%
Residency 41% 44% 43%
Fellowship / Post-graduate Education 1% 2% 2%
Unreported / Could not follow-up 18% 3% 7%

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

Placement Timing
  2015 2016 2017
At time of graduation 81% 89% 91%
Within 90 days of graduation 92% 97% 94%

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

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 schoo, or who did not report.
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=14)
All ACPE-accredited Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy
2017 99.20% 93.33% 87.95%
2016 94.62% 93.25% 85.86%
2015 96.18% 95.23% 92.64%
3-year average 96.67% 93.94% 88.82%

* Peer group members: Illinois at Chicago, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Purdue, Ohio State, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Texas at Austin, Washington, Maryland, Kentucky, Florida, Rutgers, and Nebraska.

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 Peer Group *
(n=10)
All ACPE-accredited Schools & Colleges of Pharmacy #
2017 95.37% 88.82% 85.20%
2016 95.45% 90.40% 87.74%
2015 96.46% 97.05% 94.35%
3-year average 95.76% 92.09% 89.10%

* Peer group members: Illinois at Chicago, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Purdue, Ohio State, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Texas at Austin, Washington, Maryland, Kentucky, Florida, Rutgers, and Nebraska.

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

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