Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Doctor of Pharmacy Program

Program Outcomes

Licensure Examination Pass Rates
According to the first quarter test window results (May 1 – August 31, 2016), the pass rate for Manchester’s first-time test takers (Class of 2016) of the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) was 85.7 percent and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) was 86.4 percent.


On-time Graduation Rate
The on-time graduation rate for the most recent graduating class, as well as the on-time graduation eligibility of the currently enrolled students are presented below:


Class of 2016 Class of 2017 Class of 2018 Class of 2019 Class of 2020
Entering Class Size 64 73 73 72 73
Dismissal: Academic 3 1 0

Dismissal or Withdrawal:
Non-Academic
3 0 0 2
Delayed Graduation 8 6 4 8 1
(Eligible and)
On-time Graduation rate
50 (78%) 66 (90%) 69 (95%) 62 (86%) 72 (99%)

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Readiness Measures
At present, our program uses two readiness measures for APPEs: successful completion of the P3 (third year) OSCE® examination and successful completion of the P3 curriculum.  All students successfully meet these two readiness measures before moving on to their APPE rotations.  For the Class of 2016, 94% (50/53) achieved the readiness measures on time, for the Class of 2017, 100% (71/71), and for the Class of 2018, 97% (69/71).


Student Achievement Measures

Employment
For the inaugural Class of 2016, 98% (49/50) secured employment within 3 months (August 2016) of graduation.

Employment Type # of graduates % of total (50)
Employment (9 states, including Indiana) 36 72%
Community 31 62%
Institutional 5 10%
Residency (10 states, including Indiana) 13 26%

NOTE: The residency match rate was 81% (13/16)

Geographic Breakdown # of graduates % of subtotal
Community Employment 31 86% (31/36)
Within Indiana 16 52% (16/31)
Outside Indiana 15 48% (15/31)
Institutional Employment 5 14% (5/36)
Within Indiana 5 100% (5/5)  
Residency 13
Within Indiana 3   23% (3/13)  
Outside Indiana 10 77% (10/13)
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Employed or in a residency program within three months of graduation

Outcomes

Of the program’s 50 students, 36 students (72%) went directly to employment, while 13 (26%) started residency programs.

Employed - Community Pharmacy 65% Employed - Insttutonal Pharmacy 8% In a Residency Program 27%

85.7%

Pass rate for first-time test takers (Class of 2016) of the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX)

86.4%

Pass rate for first-time test takers (Class of 2016) of the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE)

Residency match rate

81%

Compared to 67% Nationally

Where they went

Graduates are employed or in residency programs in 14 U.S. states. 24 students stayed right here in Indiana!