Accreditation and Disclosures


Accreditation Statement

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100 Chicago, IL 60503-4810, 312-664-3575, fax 312-664-4652.

ACPE accredits Doctor of Pharmacy programs offered by colleges and schools of pharmacy in the United States and selected non-U.S. sites. The accreditation term granted extends until June 30, 2020, which is the customary term for a new program receiving accreditation status.

 

Disclosures

  Class of 2015 Class of 2016
Number of graduates: 78 95
NAPLEX pass rate (first time candidates): 90.28% 76.04%
MPJE pass rate (first time candidates): 84.44% 81.8%
On-time graduation rate: 85.4% 88.8%
Number of graduates obtaining a PGY1 residency program: 4 13

 

Third Professional Year Comprehensive Exam

All third professional year students must pass a comprehensive examination in the spring term to progress to Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). 

Class of 2016


Component First Time Pass Rate Overall Pass Rate
Knowledge base written exam 95% 100%
Standardized patient encounter 100% 100%
Clinical case (oral presentation) 97% 100%
Errors and omissions 99% 100%
Pharmaceutical calculations and pharmacokinetics problems 99% 100%
Sterile product compounding element 100% 100%
Pharmaceutical compounding element 100% 100%

 

Class of 2017


Component First Time Pass Rate Overall Pass Rate
Knowledge base written exam 100% 100%
Pharmaceutical calculations and pharmacokinetics problems 97% 100%

 

Second Professional Year Comprehensive Exam

All second professional year students must pass a comprehensive examination in the spring term to progress to the third year of the program. The results noted below are for the Class of 2018. Components of the exam include:

Component First Time Pass Rate Overall Pass Rate
Knowledge base written exam 99% 99%