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Our graduates go on to work in a wide range of practice settings including hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy, research and drug development, pharmacoeconomics, managed care, nuclear pharmacy, home health care, government agencies, and academia.


 

By the Numbers

88%

of graduates receive first/second choice position

No. 2

residency match rate in the U.S.

94%

NAPLEX pass rate

 

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)


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