PharmD Student Success and Outcomes


NAPLEX Pass Rate

Class of 2011 Class of 2012 Class of 2013 Class of 2014 Class of 2015
UK Pass Rate a 99.19% 99.21% 98.41% 96.88% 94.53%
National Pass Rate 95.88% 96.46% 95.36% 94.49% 94.49%

On Time Graduation Rate

Class of 2011 Class of 2012 Class of 2013 Class of 2014 Class of 2015
Graduating Class Size 121 124 121 126 129
On Time Graduation Rate b 92% 94% 97% 94% 91%

MJPE Pass Rate

Class of 2011 Class of 2012 Class of 2013 Class of 2014 Class of 2015
UK Pass Rate a 100.00% 98.45% 97.55% 98.31% 98.43%
National Pass Rate 95.52% 93.03% 93.94% 93.94% 93.94%

a) Reflects aggregate first-time passing rate.
b) On-Time Graduation Rate (Four-Year PharmD + Five-Year MSPAS Dual Degree Graduates)

Student Achievement Measures

  • 46% of Class of 2015 were placed in Pharmacy Residency programs (total of 59 students)
  • More than 50% of the Class of 2015 gained a competitive edge by taking advantage of one or more of the following opportunities: dual degree programs, graduate certificates, postgraduate training, and residency placement.
  • A multidisciplinary team of five UK students - including a UK College of Pharmacy PharmD Class of 2018 student took second place during the 5th annual Emory Global Health Case Competition held March 27-28, 2015 at Emory University.
  • Two UK College of Pharmacy PharmD Class of 2016 students took first place at the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) Clinical Skills Competition during SNPhA's Regions III, IV and V Conference in St. Louis, Missouri in mid-March, 2015.
  • A 2015 graduate of the PharmD/Master of Public Health was named the 2015 recipient of the AFPE-Phi Lambda Sigma First Year Graduate Fellowship, the only student in the nation to receive this award.
  • A 2015 graduate received the United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award.
  • A PharmD Class of 2017 student was one of 15 students in the nation to receive a College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) Foundation student travel grant.
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