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Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Outcomes Data

Accreditation Status

The School of Pharmacy achieved full accreditation in June 2013 upon graduation of its inaugural class.  Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503, 312/664-3575; FAX 312/664-4652, web site www.acpe-accredit.org.

On-Time Graduation & Retention Rate

 Inaugural Class 2013

  • 70 students were admitted in Fall 2009
  • 52 students graduated in May 2013
  • 10 students delayed in graduating (1 completed the program in June, 1 in October 2013)
  • 8 students left the program

      On time graduation rate of 74%
      Retention rate of 89%

Admission to Residency Programs

 Class 2013        PGY-1 residencies         4 students (nationally over 1,100 students did not match to residency programs)

Admission to Competitive Internship & Special Programs

Class 2013 - Class 2016                                    

ASHP Summer Intership           
  Only 1 student is selected from national pool each year

2 students

Johns Hopkins Hospital Summer Internship

4 students

NACDS RxImpact Program

14 students

SuperValu Summer Internship

6 students

Target Business Management Summer Internship

2 students

University of Maryland Medical School Research Program           
  Sponsored by NIH National Institute on Aging

1 student

U.S. Public Health Service Jr. Co-Step

3 students

Employment Rates Upon Graduation

Class 2013        44 of 52 students responding to employment survey are all employed.

NAPLEX Pass Rates for First Attempts

Class Year

Number of First Time Candidates

Pass Rate




Updated Dec. 31, 2013