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Incoming Student Characteristics

as of Oct. 20, 2020

Incoming Year

# of Enrolled Students

Average Incoming GPA

Average PCAT

2020 123 3.6 88
2019 160 3.6 89
2018 145 3.5 88
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

as of Oct. 20, 2020

Incoming Year

Male (%)

Female (%)

North Carolina Residents (%)

Non-NC Residents (%)

2020 29 71 47 53
2019 23 77 39 61
2018 33 67 43 57
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

as of Oct. 20, 2020

Incoming Year

White (%)

Asian (%)

African American or Black (%)

Native American or Alaska Native (%)

Two or more races* (%)

Unknown/ Other (%)

URM** (%)

Hispanic* (%)

2020 60 28 5 <1 5 1 15 9
2019 65 24 8 0 2 1 16 8
2018 62 24 10 <1 2 1 17 5
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.

as of Oct. 20, 2020

Asheville campus opened 2011 and Elizabeth City campus closed 2014

 

Year

Total # of Enrolled Students

Chapel Hill

Elizabeth City

Asheville

2020 573 506 NA 67
2019 603 515 NA 88
2018 580 492 NA 88
2017 605 502 NA 103
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

as of Oct. 25, 2019

Graduating Year

Four-Year Graduation Rate (%)

Delayed (%)*

Dismissed (%)

Withdrew (%)

Class of 2019 90 8 0 2
Class of 2018 96 2 0 2
Class of 2017 97 3 <1 0
Class of 2016 96 2 0 2
Class of 2015 93 4 0 2
Class of 2014 92 5 3 1
Class of 2013 95 3 <1 <1
Class of 2012 92 3 <1 4
Class of 2011 90 5 4 <1
Class of 2010 95 2 0 3
Class of 2009 94 3 1 2
Class of 2008 97 2 <1 <1
2019: 13 students were delayed: 3 to meet the requirements for the PharrmD/MPH dual degree program, 1 to meet the requirements for the PharrmD/MBA dual degree program, 2 for academic reasons, 3 for medical reasons, 3 for leave of absence, and 1 other
2018: 4 students were delayed: 3 for medical reasons and 1 to meet the requirements of the PharmD/MPH dual degree program
2017: 8 students were delayed: 3 for academic reasons, 1 for medical reasons, 3 to meet the requirements of the PharmD/MPH dual degree program, and 1 to meet the requirements of the PharmD/MBA dual degree program
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

as of June 19, 2020

Graduating Year

NAPLEX First-Time (%)

MPJE In-state First-Time (%)

Class of 2019 94.26 93.10
Class of 2018 95.48 93.22
Class of 2017 92.05 90.48
Class of 2016 95.21 94.93

 

as of Sept. 24, 2019

Postgraduate Training

99 (73%)

Fellowships

14 (10.4%)

Residencies

85 (62.9%)

*Health System 13
*Managed Care 2
*Community Residency 6
*Other Specialty Residency 9
*Ambulatory Care 13
*Acute Care 42

Pharmacy Practice

15 (11.1%)

Community 8
Industry 4
Health System 2
Nuclear 1

Post Graduate Education

1 (0.7%)

Not yet accepted a position

20 (14.8%)

42.2 percent of all graduates are practicing in North Carolina
80.0 percent of graduates who accepted pharmacy practice positions are practicing in North Carolina
46.4 percent of graduates who accepted residencies/fellowships are practicing in North Carolina

*135 professional students surveyed

74.7% of students who matched with a residency did so with their first-choice program (86.75% first or second choice)
83.3% of students who secured a fellowship did so with their first-choice program (100% first or second choice)