Program Measurements

Graduation Rate

On-time graduation rate for the class of 2017: 83%

Pharmacist Board Licensure Exams

National Pharmacy Licensing Exam (NAPLEX) Pass Rate for 2018

  • First-time pass rate: 90.66% (national average: 91.64%)
  • Second-time pass rate: 93.0%

Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) Pass Rate for 2018

  • First-time pass rate: 74% (national average: 85%)
  • Second-time pass rate: 87%

Pharmacy Calculations Proficiency Exam Pass Rate for 2017-2018

  • First-time pass rate: 89%

Postgraduate Training

From the graduating class of 2018, 78 students applied for placement in postgraduate education or training programs for the 2018-19 year.

Forty-five graduates obtained a postgraduate position, including 43 graduates who matched for Postgraduate Year 1 (PGY1) residency programs and one for a fellowship program. One graduate will enroll in medical school.

This represents a 74 percent match rate and a 57 percent placement rate. Overall, 45 individuals, representing 19 percent of the graduating class, will continue on to postgraduate education and training.

Students were placed in 15 states across the country.

In 2017-18, 44 St. Louis College of Pharmacy graduates were enrolled in PGY1 residency programs, and 23 sought Postgraduate Year 2 (PGY2) residency placements. Sixteen were successful in securing a PGY2 residency position through early commitment at their current residency site or through the residency match.

This represents an 80 percent match rate and a 70 percent placement rate. Graduates who continued on to PGY2 positions represented 36 percent of those who completed PGY1 residencies.

Job Placement and Employment

For the class of 2017:

  • Graduates employed in the pharmacy profession (including postgraduate education and training): 90%
  • Graduates who pursued postgraduate education or residency training: 20%
  • Graduates not employed in the pharmacy profession: 0%
  • Graduates employment status unknown: 10%