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 2017^
(57 Enrolled)
84.2% (48)   85.1% (57)
Class 2018^
(67 Enrolled)
74.6% (50)   85.1% (57)
Class 2019^ 
(60 Enrolled)
75% (45)   85.0% (46)
Class 2020^ 
(48 Enrolled)
62.5% (30) 20.8% (10) 81.3% (39)
Post-Graduate Education, Fellowships, Etc.
Class 2017

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

Class 2018 11 PGY-1 for July 2018
1 combined PGY-1 & PGY-2 Residency for July 2018
1 PGY-2 for July 2019
1 two-year fellowship for July 2018
 
Class 2019 7 PGY-1 for July 2019
1 combined PGY-1 & PGY-2 Residency for July 2019
1 two-year fellowship for July 2019
 
Class 2020 7 PGY-1 Residency for July 2020
2 two-year fellowship for July 2020
Select National Competitions & Awards, Special Training Opportunities

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)
1 SrCOSTEP Trainee – PHS (August 2017) one of nine individuals from across the U.S.A.

Class 2019

1 USDA fellowship (summer 2017)
1 Johns Hopkins Summer internship (2017)

NAPLEX First Time Pass Rate
  School State National
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)
Class 2017 85.45%
(55 took exam)
82.80%
(262 took exam)
87.95%
(14,807 took exam)
Class 2018 87.8%
(49 took exam)
89.2%
(241 took exam)
89.46%
(14,103 took exam)
Class 2019 72.09%
(43 took exam)
84.05%
(232 took exam)
88.34%
(12,869 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%
(8,688 took exam)
Class 2017 81.08%
(37 took exam)
70.93%
(177 took exam)
85.20%
(8,864 took exam)
Class 2018 50%
(34 took exam)
68.5%
(178 took exam)
83.76%
(8705 took exam)
Class 2019 70.37%
(27 took exam)
77.5%
(124 took exam)
83.58%
(8871 took exam)

* Beginning with this posting, graduation rates are calculated for students graduationg in May and August even though Univ. considers August graduates as the following class. AACP enrollment reporting includes August graduates. Corrected numbers for prior years

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