Admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program is selective and highly competitive. Admission criteria include demonstrated academic ability in pre-pharmacy curriculum, good moral character, proficiency and clarity in both written and spoken English, strong potential for professional outlook and behavior, evidence of leadership and maturity, and complete mental and physical competence to perform all tasks regularly expected of a registered pharmacist.

Doctor of Pharmacy Student Statistics


Average GPA
Year 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Applicants 610 648 492 447 302
Matriculated 118 76 77 86 70

Average GPA

Average Science and Pre-Pharm GPA
Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Science GPA 3.46 3.45 3.40 3.47 3.40 3.35 3.51
Overall Pre-pharmacy GPA 3.36 3.49 3.35 3.49 3.40 3.38 3.50

North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) pass rate for first-time takers:

North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination
Year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Pass Rates 84.07% 81.90% 90.22% 79.63% 88.57% 81.82%

On-Time Graduation Rate

On-Time Graduation Rate
Year Class of 2017 Class of 2018 Class of 2019 Class of 2020
No. of Registrations 116 118 118 79
No. of On-Time Graduates 94 105 100 70
Graduation Rate 81.03% 88.98% 84.75% 88.6%
Attrition Rate 18.97% 11.02% 15.25% 11.4%