Highlights Reflecting More Than Ten Years of Growth and Impact

faculty-growth

Total Number of Faculty

97%

2003: 61
2016: 120

pharmd-student-growth

Total Pharm.D. Enrollment

2%

2003: 598
2016: 608

ms-phd-student-growth

Total M.S./Ph.D. Enrollment

60%

2003: 70
2016: 112

space-ch

Space (Chapel Hill Campus)

92%

2005: 164,507 square feet
2016: 315,083 square feet

external-funding

Total External Grants & Contracts Support

454%

2003: $6,565,996
2016: $36,358,931

aacp-ranking

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

6 spots

2003: No. 7
2016: No. 1

AACP Rankings in Grants and Contracts

Federal FY

Grand Total

*Rank

2016 $36,342,302 2
2015 $27,014,955 2
2014 $20,926,094 3
2013 $22,652,831 2
2012 $27,730,713 2
2011 $25,235,613 2
2010 $24,327,408 3
2009 $24,924,364 4
2008 $24,471,630 2
2007 $13,270,078 6
2006 $12,350,021 6
2005 $6,905,496 15
2004 $6,566,008 15
2003 $4,278,677 24
2002 $3,790,106 21

*Based on grand total.


U.S. News & World Report Rankings

In 2016, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was ranked the #1 pharmacy school in the nation when U.S. News & World Report published its list of the 2017 Best Graduate Schools. The ranking included pharmacy schools with doctor of pharmacy programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. The rankings were based on the results of surveys sent to deans, other administrators, and/or faculty at accredited degree programs or schools in the fall of 2015.

In 2016, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was also ranked second among best global universities for pharmacology and toxicology by U.S. News & World Report.

Best Graduate School Rankings

Rank

College Name

Score

1 University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
4.7
2 University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
4.5
3 University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
4.4
3 University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
4.4
3 University of Texas – Austin
Austin, TX
4.4
6 Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
4.2
6 University of Illinois – Chicago
Chicago, IL
4.2
6 University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
4.2
9 Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
4.1
9 University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
4.1
9 University of Maryland – Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
4.1
9 University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
4.1
9 University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
4.1
9 University of Washington
Seattle, WA
4.1
9 University of Wisconsin – Madison
Madison, WI
4.1

Previous U.S. News Rankings (1997-2016)

Year

Ranking

2016 1
2012 2
2008 2
2004 3
1997 7*

*Tied with five other schools


QS World University Rankings by Subject

Top Universities for Pharmacy and Pharmacology

QS ranks the world’s top universities in 36 individual subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (full methodology here).

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Ranking

Year

World Rank

2016 10
2015 15

Incoming Student Characteristics

Incoming Year

# of Enrolled Students

Average Incoming GPA

Average PCAT

2017 154 3.5 87
2016 141 3.5 88
2015 154 3.5 88
2014 162 3.5 87
2013 162 3.5 86
2012 180 3.5 83
2011 165 3.5 80
2010 153 3.4 82
2009 153 3.5 83
2008 151 3.5 85
2007 155 3.5 84

Incoming Year

Male (%)

Female (%)

North Carolina Residents (%)

Non-NC Residents (%)

2017 32 68 59 41
2016 30 70 51 49
2015 32 68 60 40
2014 35 65 62 38
2013 39 61 64 36
2012 33 67 72 28
2011 31 68 78 22
2010 35 62 77 23
2009 30 70 72 28
2008 35 65 86 14
2007 30 70 84 16

Incoming Year

White (%)

Asian (%)

African American or Black (%)

Native American or Alaska Native (%)

Two or more races* (%)

Unknown/ Other (%)

URM** (%)

Hispanic* (%)

2017 60 23 6 <1 2 8 12 5
2016 61 27 8 0 4 0 12 4
2015 62 23 12 0 3 0 20 6
2014 65 20 5 0 6 4 8 1
2013 71 14 7 1 4 3 15 6
2012 62 19 5 1 N/A 8 N/A 4
2011 67 13 8 2 N/A 8 N/A 2
2010 68 17 8 0 N/A 7 N/A 0
2009 70 15 3 0 N/A 9 N/A 3
2008 69 15 7 0 N/A 7 N/A 2
2007 68 19 4 0 N/A 7 N/A 2
* Starting in 2013, Hispanic is measured as an ethnicity of any race (percentages of race categories may add up to more than 100).
Two or more races option was not provided prior to 2013.
** URM (Under-Represented Minorities) includes African American or Black, Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, or Hispanic of any race.

fy14-pharm2-all-campuses

Year

Total # of Enrolled Students

Chapel Hill

Elizabeth City

Asheville

2016 608 511 NA 97
2015 646 548 NA 98
2014 656 568 NA 88
2013 643 554 28 61
2012 639 560 40 39
2011 669 614 38 17
2010 649 608 41 NA
2009 642 602 40 NA
2008 643 600 43 NA
2007 592 555 37 NA
2006 563 540 23 NA
2005 534 520 14 NA
2004 515 515 NA NA
2003 505 505 NA NA

Student Outcomes

Year

Four-Year Graduation Rate (%)

Delayed (%)*

Dismissed (%)

Withdrew (%)

2016 96 2 0 2
2015 93 4 0 2
2014 92 5 3 1
2013 95 3 <1 <1
2012 92 3 <1 4
2011 90 5 4 <1
2010 95 2 0 3
2009 94 3 1 2
2008 97 2 <1 <1
*2016: 4 students were delayed: 1 for academic reasons, 2 for medical reasons, and 1 for other reason
2015: 7 students were delayed: 4 for academic reasons, 1 for medical reasons, and 2 for other reasons
2014: 7 students were delayed: 2 for academic reasons, 4 for medical reasons, and 1 to meet the requirements of the PharmD/MBA dual degree program
2013: 5 students were delayed: 3 for academic reasons, 1 for medical reasons, and 1 to meet the requirements of the PharmD/MBA dual degree program
2012: 5 students were delayed: 1 for academic reasons, 3 for medical reasons, and 1 to meet the requirements of the PharmD/MBA dual degree program
2011: 7 students were delayed: 5 for medical reasons, 2 for other reasons
2010: 4 students were delayed: 1 for academic reasons, 2 for medical reasons, and 1 for other reasons
2009: 4 students were delayed: 3 for academic reasons, 1 for other reason
2008: 2 students were delayed: 1 for academic reasons, 1 for medical reasons

Year

NAPLEX First-Time (%)

MPJE First-Time (%)

2016 94.55* 94.93
2015 97.26 98.52
2014 97.81 99.20
2013 100.00 96.06
2012 97.89 98.54
2011 97.86 100.00
2010 98.60 99.27
2009 99.32 98.52
2008 99.20 98.29
*NABP revised the NAPLEX format in 2016.

As of June 2016

Residencies

71 (42%)

Health System 38
Dual Residency / Masters 4
Community Residency 4
Other Specialty Residency 3
Ambulatory Care 9
Acute Care 12
Drug Info 1

Community Pharmacy

61 (36%)

Chain 52
Independent 5

Fellowships

8 (5%)

Long Term Care

1 (1%)

Insurance

1 (1%)

Not yet accepted a position

29 (17%)

53 percent of all graduates are practicing in North Carolina

86 percent of graduates who accepted pharmacy practice positions are practicing in North Carolina

46 percent of graduates who accepted residencies/fellowships are practicing in North Carolina

*171 professional students surveyed


Rotation Statistics

rotations-by-hub

Year

Central1

Eastern2

Western3

OSS4

International5

Total

2015-16 989 139 328 45 23 1524
2014-15 1002 156 324 48 23 1553
2013-14 898 141 235 40 7 1321
1 Central Hub includes: Duke AHEC, Greensboro AHEC, Southern Regional AHEC, UNC, and Wake AHEC
2 Eastern Hub includes: Area L AHEC, Eastern AHEC, and South East AHEC
3 Western Hub includes: Charlotte AHEC, Mountain AHEC, and Northwest AHEC
4 OOS stands for Out of State Rotations
5 Locations for international rotations include Australia, British Columbia, Malawi, Scotland, Moldova and Tokyo

Year

Adult Acute Care

Advanced Community

Advanced Hospital

Ambulatory Care

Clinical Specialty

Elective

Total

2015-16 235 242 174 265 350 258 1524
2014-15 240 231 176 271 359 276 1553
2013-14 217 187 147 216 287 267 1321

 

Master’s Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a Specialization in Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Incoming Year

# of Applicants

# of Enrolled Students

Average Incoming GPA

2016 48 10 3.60
2015 53 8 3.60
2014 68 8 3.61
2013 40 7 3.55
2012 44 7 3.56

Incoming Year

Male (%)

Female (%)

White (%)

Other/Unknown (%)

2016 60 40 60 40
2015 38 62 38 62
2014 50 50 88 12
2013 43 57 86 14
2012 43 57 71 29

PhD Programs

Incoming Year

# of Applicants

# of Enrolled Students

Average Incoming GPA

Average GRE Verbal Percentile

Average GRE Quantitative Percentile

Average TOEFL Total Composite Score (Non-U.S. Citizens)

2016 217 11 3.75 70 84 102
2015 213 17 3.75 80 76 NA
2014 222 18 3.70 74 79 NA
2013 181 19 3.74 77 76 102
2012 150 21 3.75 80 82 103

Incoming Year

Male (%)

Female (%)

White (%)

Non-Resident Alien (%)

Other/Unknown (%)

2016 45 55 45 36 18
2015 71 29 76 12 12
2014 39 61 61 6 33
2013 33 67 47 21 32
2012 52 48 43 43 14

Incoming Year

CBMC (%)

DPMP (%)

DPOP (%)

DPET (%)

2016 34 33 12 21
2015 35 24 18 24
2014 22 39 17 22
2013 26 26 26 22
2012 24 43 9 24
CBMC = Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry
DPMP = Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics
DPOP = Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
DPET = Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics

fy14-phd-ms-enrollment

Year

# of Enrolled Students

2016 112
2015 104
2014 101
2013 100
2012 106
2011 109
2010 100
2009 96
2008 91
2007 88
2006 82
2005 80
2004 80
2003 70

Student Outcomes

Graduating Year

Total

Male

Female

Black or African American

Hispanic or Latino

White

Other

Unknown

2016 12 6 6 1 0 9 2 0
2015 7 3 4 0 0 6 0 1
2014 9 4 5 0 1 5 3 0
2013 8 7 1 0 0 8 0 0
2012 5 4 1 0 0 3 2 0
2011 5 2 3 0 0 3 1 1
2010 4 3 1 1 0 2 1 0
2009 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0

Graduating Year

Total

Male

Female

Black or African American

Hispanic or Latino

White

Other

Unknown

2016 16 12 4 1 1 5 9 0
2015 8 5 3 1 0 6 1 0
2014 11 5 6 0 0 5 6 0
2013 24 13 11 0 1 11 12 0
2012 15 6 9 1 1 2 10 1
2011 23 11 12 2 1 10 10 0
2010 16 6 10 2 0 5 0 0
2009 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

Academia

10 (36%)

Faculty 1
Postdoc 8
Student 1

Industry

7 (25%)

Hospital/Health Care

8 (29%)

Government

1 (4%)

Other

2 (7%)

Leadership

Robert A. Blouin, Pharm.D. Dean
Kim Brouwer, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
Wendy Cox, Pharm.D. Assistant Dean for Professional Education
Rowell Daniels, M.S. Executive Associate Dean, Pharmacy Clinical Practice at Chapel Hill
Annie Hager-Blunk Associate Dean for Advancement
Roy Hawke, PharmD, Ph.D. Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Studies
Leaf Huang, Ph.D. Interim Chair, Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics
Michael Jay, Ph.D. Executive Vice Dean and Chief Academic Officer
Pam Joyner, EdD, M.S., Pharm.D. Executive Associate Dean for Professional Education
Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D. Chair, Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics
David Lawrence, Ph.D. Chair, Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry
A. Wayne Pittman, M.S., Pharm.D. Associate Dean for Facilities Planning and Resource Analysis
Denise Rhoney, Pharm.D. Chair, Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education
Phil Rodgers, Pharm.D. Assistant Dean of Pharmacy Practice Partnerships
Mollie Scott, Pharm.D. Regional Associate Dean at Asheville
Betsy Sleath, Ph.D. Chair, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
Dhiren Thakker, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Global Engagement and Director of Entrepreneurial Development
Alex Tropsha, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Pharmacoinformatics and Data Science
Rick Wernoski, M.P.A. Executive Vice Dean and Chief Operating Officer
Carla White Assistant Dean for Innovative Leadership
Chris Allen Facilities
Steve Dedrick, M.S. Continuing Education
David Etchison Communications
Roy Hawke, Ph.D. Research and Graduate Education
Kim Hutter Human Resources
Raj Kshatriya Research Administration
Dave Maldonado Information Technology
Jacqui McLaughlin, Ph.D. Strategic Planning and Assessment
Matt Rivenbark, M.A. Finance
Al Sarhangi Educational Technology
Scott Singleton, Ph.D. The Academy
Carla White Innovative Leadership and Diversity
Brad Wingo, M.Ed. Student Affairs

Employee Headcounts

2014-faculty-staff-growth

Year

Faculty

Administrative Staff

Research Staff

Total

2016 122 102 56 280
2015 106 76 49 231
2014 105 74 38 217
2013 106 72 34 212
2012 101 64 38 203
2011 98 60 29 189
2010 90 58 30 172
2009 95 60 34 189
2008 95 59 29 183
2007 75 52 24 151
2006 71 51 20 142
2005 62 45 8 115
2004 62 42 9 113
2003 61 42 7 111

Faculty Rank and Track

As of December 31, 2016

Rank

Total

Distinguished Professor 20
Professor 7
Associate Professor 17
Assistant Professor 16
Clinical Professor 6
Clinical Associate Professor 9
Clinical Assistant Professor 12
Clinical Instructor 1
Research Professor 4
Research Associate Professor 10
Research Assistant Professor 21
Professor of Practice 2

Total: 120

Track

Total

Tenure 55
Clinical 28
Research 35
Professor of Practice 2

Total: 120

Jeff Aube, Ph.D. Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor
Robert A. Blouin, Pharm.D. Vaughn & Nancy Bryson Distinguished Professor
Kim Brouwer, Pharm.D., Ph.D. William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor
Leaf Huang, Ph.D. Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor
David Lawrence, Ph.D. Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor
K.H. Lee, Ph.D. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Jian Liu, Ph.D. John & Deborah McNeill, Jr. Distinguished Professor
Xiao Xiao, Ph.D. Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor of Gene Therapy
Stephen Frye, Ph.D. Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor
Michael Jay, Ph.D. Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor
Sasha Kabanov, Ph.D. Mescal S. Ferguson Distinguished Professor
Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D. John A. McNeill Jr. Distinguished Professor
Betsy Sleath, Ph.D. George H. Cocolas Distinguished Professor
Denise Rhoney, Pharm.D. Ron and Nancy McFarlane Distinguished Professor
Alex Tropsha, Ph.D. K.H. Lee Distinguished Professor

Postdoc Fellows by Division

As of March 1, 2017

Division

Total

CBMC 28
DPET 32
DPMP 16
DPOP 2
PACE 15
School Support 4

Total: 97


 Read the Annual Faculty Productivity Report, 2015

Pharmacy Alumni Association

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Alumni Association was established in 1980 to support alumni of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. We are a service organization of the School, and we welcome all alumni as members.

Mission
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Alumni Association strives to connect and engage alumni, students, and faculty through social, educational, and professional activities. It is dedicated to advancing the School and pharmacy profession.

Objectives

  • Stimulate relationships between the School and its graduates and promote fellowship among alumni.
  • Serve as School ambassadors by encouraging outstanding prospective students to consider pharmacy careers and mentoring current students.
  • Recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of alumni who contribute to the profession and enhance the School’s reputation.
  • Encourage fellow alumni and professionals to support pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences education and research by making personal financial commitments to the School.
  • Participate and engage in the planning and execution of programs and projects that advance the School and fulfill its strategic plan.

    Where are we? Alumni of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy live in 49 states and all but two of the 100 North Carolina counties.

Alumni Quick Facts 2017

Total (degree bearing) Alumni:

7,828

Total in the USA 7,759
Total in N.C. 5,783
Total number of N.C. counties 98
Total U.S. states represented 50 and Washington D.C.
Total living outside of the U.S.* 68
*Locations for international alumni include: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Ghana, Iceland, India, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Zaire

map-alum-by-state

 

**Please note: the map represents data collected in November 2012

Ten-Year Totals

total-external-funding

External Funding Support

(2004-13)

$188,434,112

total-salary-recovery

Salary Recovery Dollars

(2005-14)

$17,085,829

total-facilities

Facilities

(Chapel Hill Campus)

315,083 sq. ft.

total-patents

Patents

(2005-14)

131

total-startups

Startups

(2005-14)

15

total-invention-disclosures

Invention Disclosures

(2005-14)

161

This data represents NIH + CoI/PI funding and total funding from all sources, independently verified by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

fy14-external-funding

Fiscal Year

NIH + CoPI Funding

Total Funding

AACP Grant and Contract Ranking

2016 $36,358,931 N/A
2015 $27,014,955 #2
2014 $20,926,094 #3
2013 $18,856,550 $22,652,829 #2
2012 $23,526,222 $27,730,710 #2
2011 $21,010,624 $25,235,610 #2
2010 $21,902,086 $24,327,406 #2
2009 $22,935,797 $24,924,362 #2
2008 $21,182,935 $24,471,628 #2
2007 $10,372,364 $13,270,072 #6
2006 $9,720,414 $12,350,014 #7
2005 $6,905,485 $6,905,485 #11
2004 $6,051,595 $6,565,996 #12
2003 $3,913,665 $4,278,656 #21
2002 $2,203,393 $2,203,393 #24

This data represents total salary recovery dollars for all principal investigators within the School.

fy14-total-salary-recovery

Fiscal Year

Total Salary Recovery Dollars

2016 $2,297,682
2015 $1,848,943
2014 $1,977,345
2013 $2,105,705
2012 $2,121,528
2011 $2,047,935
2010 $1,993,499
2009 $2,105,998
2008 $1,555,051
2007 $1,379,488
2006 $1,031,087
2005 $768,192
2004 $606,860
2003 $200,000*
2002 $200,000*
*Salary Recovery Dollar data is an estimate

This data represents the total indirect cost generated by the School.

fy14-total-salary-recovery

Fiscal Year

Total Indirect Cost Generated

2016 $957,875
2015 $730,210
2014 $4,883,298
2013 $6,182,290
2012 $5,755,229
2011 $4,869,026
2010 $4,890,265
2009 $4,608,112
2008 $4,061,711
2007 $3,253,841
2006 $2,461,049
2005 $1,486,630
2004 $1,319,551
2003 $1,395,708
2002 $1,095,840

This data represents the return of Salary Recovery Dollars and Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Dollars as a result of total investment spent on faculty hires and start-up packages.

fy14-return-on-investment

Fiscal Year

F&A Dollars

Salary Recovery Dollars

Total

2016 $957,875 $2,297,682 $3,255,557
2015 $730,210 $1,848,943 $2,579,153
2014 $4,883,298 $1,977,345 $6,860,643
2013 $6,182,290 $2,105,705 $8,287,995
2012 $5,755,229 $2,121,528 $7,876,757
2011 $4,869,026 $2,047,935 $6,916,961
2010 $4,890,265 $1,993,499 $6,883,764
2009 $4,608,112 $2,105,998 $6,714,110
2008 $4,061,711 $1,555,051 $5,616,762
2007 $3,253,841 $1,379,488 $4,633,329
2006 $2,461,049 $1,031,087 $3,492,136
2005 $1,486,630 $768,192 $2,254,822
2004 $1,319,551 $606,860 $1,926,411
2003 $1,395,708 $200,000* $1,595,708
2002 $1,095,840 $200,000* $1,295,840
*Salary Recovery Dollar data is an estimate

Chapel Hill

Building

Total (gsf)

School Occupied (gsf)

Year Completed

School Total (gsf)

Beard Hall 74,589 74,589 1959 74,589
Kerr Hall 89,918 89,918 2002 164,507
Genetic Medicine Building 367,570 75,274 2008 239,781
Marsico Hall 351,885 75,302 2014 315,083

 

Asheville

Building

Total (gsf)

School Occupied (gsf)

Year Completed

Karpen Hall 64,000 7,918 1990
Zeis Hall 88,000 3,526 2008
gsf = gross square feet
*Data reflects total gross square feet only, not assigned department space

Fiscal Year

Invention Disclosures

U.S. Patents

Startup Companies

License Agreements

2014 10 2 4 4
2013 16 2 2 2
2012 17 6 4 4
2011 19 19 4 5
2010 36 28 2 4
2009 21 21 2 9
2008 22 17 0 4
2007 8 10 0 0
2006 4 10 0 0
2005 8 16 0 1
2004 14 18 0 2
2003 3 16 2 11

Peer Institutions

Institutions selected in 2011 by the School’s Executive Committee as official peers for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. These peer institutions are used by the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy for various benchmarking purposes.  They are considered “peers” of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in terms of mission; overall quality of faculty, students, and programs; and research productivity.

  • University of Arizona
  • University of California-San Francisco
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois-Chicago
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Texas-Austin
  • University of Washington-Seattle
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ohio State University