Program Quality Indicators

PharmD Graduation Rate

% of Students graduating with cohort they matriculated with.

  • Class of 2016 – 91.4%
  • Class of 2015 – 92.4%
  • Class of 2014 – 97.3%
  • Class of 2013 – 97.1%
  • Class of 2012 – 99.1%
  • Class of 2011 – 97.1%

Class of 2015 Placement (as of June 2015)

Placement data collected through the AACP Graduating Student Survey. Ninety-five percent of the graduating students completed the survey.

Community Chain Pharmacy – 43.8%
Community Independent Pharmacy – 21.1%
Hospital (Includes Residencies) – 17.8%
Government – 2.2%
Long-Term Care -4.9%
Managed Care – .5%
Industry – 2.7%
Other – 7%

Residencies

% of Class Seeking Residency
(# of students submitting rank lists/# degrees conferred)

  • Class of 2016 –  28.9%
  • Class of 2015 –  23.2%
  • Class of 2014 –  32.4%
  • Class of 2013 –  31.7%
  • Class of 2012 –  32.4%
  • Class of 2011 – 23.8%

% of Applicants Successfully Matched
(# matched / # submitting rank lists)

  • Class of 2016 – 77.1%
  • Class of 2015 – 82%
  • Class of 2014 – 79.2%
  • Class of 2013 – 81.8%
  • Class of 2012 – 57.6%
  • Class of 2011 –  83.3%

NAPLEX First-Time Pass Rates

  • Class of 2016 – 83.7%
  • Class of 2015 – 96.7%
  • Class of 2015 – 98.6%
  • Class of 2013 – 98.1%
  • Class of 2012 – 99%
  • Class of 2011 – 98.97%
  • Class of 2010 – 97%

MPJE First-Time Pass Rates

  • Class of 2016 – 95.7%
  • Class of 2015 – 99.3%
  • Class of 2014 – 99.1%
  • Class of 2013 – 100%
  • Class of 2012 – 99%
  • Class of 2011 – 98.9%
  • Class of 2010 – 98.2%

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KU Today
2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to needy Kansans during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU