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.

Outcomes Data

On Time Graduation Rate
(Students who graduated in May within the specified 4 years)
Still Enrolled Graduation Rate
(Students who started in the cohort and graduated with a Pharm.D. degree)*
Class 2014^
(69 Enrolled)
75.4% (52)   88.4% (61)
Class 2015^
(69 Enrolled)
75.4% (52) 5.8% (4) 89.9% (61)
Class 2017^ 
(64 Enrolled)
88.7% (54) 8.8% (4)  
Post-Graduate Education, Fellowships, Etc.
Class 2014 6 PGY-1 for July 2014
2 matched to PGY2 for July 2015
Class 2015 11 PGY-1 for July 2015
1 two-year fellowship for July 2015
1 one-year fellowship for July 2015
Class 2016 9 PGY-1 for July 2016
1 combined PGY-1 & PGY-2 Residency for July 2016
1 two-year fellowship for July 2016
Class 2017

10 PGY1 for July 2017
1 two-year Pharmacotherapy residency for July 2017
1 two-year fellowship for July 2017
1 PGY-2 from Class 2016

Select National Competitions & Awards
Class 2015 1 Albert Schweitzer Fellow (2014-2015)
Class 2016 1 Albert Schweitzer Fellow (2014-2015)
1 JrCOSTEP - IHS (summer 2014)
Class 2017 Top 10 team - ASHP Clinical Skills Competition (Dec. 2016)
1 JrCOSTEP - FDA (summer 2014)
Class 2018 2 VALOR Interns - Baltimore VAMC (summer 2016)
1 APhA-ASP Student Leadership Award (March 2017)
1 NCPA Foundation Presidential Scholarship Award - (October 2017)
NAPLEX First Time Pass Rate
  School State National
Class 2014 94.83%
(58 took exam)
90.58%
(258 took exam)
90.16%
(13,369 took exam)
Class 2015 86.44%
(59 took exam)
88.93%
(262 took exam)
92.64%
(13,786 took exam)
Class 2016 71.19%
(59 took exam)
82.5%
(252 took exam)
85.86%
(14,190 took exam)
MPJE First Time Pass Rate
(Data only for students who took the MPJE for the state in which their university is located)
  School State National
Class 2014 89.19%*
(37 took exam)
91.75%**
(182 took exam)
95.17%*
(8,263 took exam)
Class 2015 79.07%
(43 took exam)
90.16%
(183 took exam)
94.35%
(8,474 took exam)
Class 2016 77.1%
(35 took exam)
76%
(175 took exam)
84.74%
(8688 took exam)

* Students graduating in August or December are considered graduates of the following year's class.

^ Number of students enrolled for that class as P1 students for the first time