Program Measurements

Graduation Rate

On-time graduation rate for the class of 2016: 85%

Pharmacist Board Licensure Exams

National Pharmacy Licensing Exam (NAPLEX) Pass Rate for 2016

  • First-time pass rate: 80% (national average: 85%)
  • Second-attempt cumulative pass rate: 93%
  • Third-attempt cumulative pass rate: 94%

Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) Pass Rate for 2016

  • First-time pass rate: 80% (national average: 84%)
  • Second-attempt cumulative pass rate: 93%
  • Third-attempt cumulative pass rate: 95%
  • Fourth-attempt cumulative pass rate: 96%

Pharmacy Calculations Proficiency Exam Pass Rate for 2015-2016

  • First-time pass rate: 96.4%

Postgraduate Training

In 2017, a total of 74 St. Louis College of Pharmacy students applied for residency programs - 66 from the class of 2017 and seven who graduated in recent years.

Forty-three graduates obtained a postgraduate position, including 40 graduates who matched for Postgraduate Year 1 (PGY1) residency programs and three for fellowship programs. This includes one alumnus from the class of 2012 and two from the class of 2016. Two 2017 graduates are pursuing Ph.D. programs and one graduate enrolled in medical school.

This represents approximately a 77% match rate and a 62% placement rate and accounts for approximately 21% of the graduating class.

Students were placed in 18 states throughout the United States.

Job Placement and Employment

For the class of 2016:

  • Graduates employed in the pharmacy profession (including postgraduate education): 96%
  • Graduates who pursued postgraduate education or residency training: 21%
  • Graduates not employed in the pharmacy profession: 4%
  • Graduates employment status unknown: 0%