Pharm.D. Program Quality Indicators

Pharm.D. Program Quality Indicators

Program Completion – Class of 2018

  • 205 students were admitted in fall 2014 as the class of 2018; 186 (90.7%) graduated on time
    • 5 students were academically dismissed; 12 students voluntarily withdrew; 2 students will have a delayed graduation


North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX®) Pass Rate

(January-December 2017)

Number of First-time Candidates: 159                                          Pass Rate: 76.73%

Post-graduate Training and Employment of the Class of 2017a


No. (%) of students, n=174

Employment in the profession of pharmacy


Community practice

94 (54.0)

Hospital practice

13 (7.5)


9 (5.2)

Managed care


Long-term care



2 (1.2)b

Employment outside of the profession of pharmacy


Post-graduate education/training



19 (10.9)


6 (3.5)

Other (e.g., MS, PhD)


Other/Lost to follow-up


Unemployed or actively seeking employment

1 (0.6)

Lost to follow-up

29 (16.7)

a Includes information on students who graduated on-time or delayed. Employment determined through survey, direct contact, employer, and/or other methodology through June 2018.

b Pharmaceutical research company, Indian Health Service

c Information Technology

Post-graduate Training of the Class of 2018


  • 34 students participated in the match (entered match and submitted rankings); 17 students matched with an ASHP-accredited PGY1 program either in phase I or II


  • 6 students received fellowship positions

Revised 8-­‐27-­‐2018


LIU Pharmacy
John M. Pezzuto, A.B., Ph.D.