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Doctor of Pharmacy
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Program Acceptance and Matriculation Data

 

*Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2017 entering class (based on a 4.0 scale) = 2.91; science GPA = 2.73. 

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Admission Indicators

 

  

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Demographics

 

 

 

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Mean Time to Completion

*Four-year program, began in 2010.

 

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Disclosures

  Class of 2017 Class of 2018
Number of graduates: 91 95
NAPLEX pass rate (first time candidates)*: 85.88% 84.95%
Mean NAPLEX pass rate for the state of Georgia** 86.16% 84.71%
On-time graduation rate (4-year): 84% 80%
Number of graduates obtaining a PGY1 residency program: 8 9

*PCOM School of Pharmacy posted the highest NAPLEX pass rates for first-time test takers among private schools of pharmacy in Georgia for the last two years.
**Source NABP


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 2018


Component First Time Pass Rate Overall Pass Rate
Knowledge base written exam 97% 99%
Pharmaceutical calculations and pharmacokinetics problems 100% 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 2019. Components of the exam include:

Component First Time Pass Rate Overall Pass Rate
Knowledge base written exam 97% 100%

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Financial Aid and Average Indebtedness

  2017-2018
Cost Per Credit Hour View Tuition Rate Tables
Percentage of students receiving financial aid 91.47
Average indebtedness of graduates in academic year $178,812

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