Accreditation and Disclosures
PCOM School of Pharmacy


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 Class of 2017
Number of graduates: 78 95 91
NAPLEX pass rate (first time candidates): 90.28% 76.04%* TBD
MPJE pass rate (first time candidates): 84.44% 81.8% TBD
On-time graduation rate (4-year): 85.7% 88.7% 84%
Number of graduates obtaining a PGY1 residency program: 4 13 8

*The blueprint for the NAPLEX was changed during the 2015-2016 academic year. 


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%