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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Graduating Student Profile

College of Pharmacy graduation
As a prospective student considers applying to our Doctor of Pharmacy program, we understand the expectation to be informed about the time commitment needed to complete the course of study, as well as the likelihood of licensure after completion.  The following information illuminates the achievements of the most recent Doctor of Pharmacy graduates.

On-Time Graduation

The expected time to complete the Doctor of Pharmacy program is four years of full-time study. Students may experience a delay in graduation for academic or personal reasons.

Graduating Class Year Class Size % in 4 Years % in 5 Years
2021 53 86.79% 96.23%
2020 56 94.64% 100%
2019 59 94.92% 100%
2018 54 96.3% 98.15%
2017 56 96.42% 98.21%

Performance on Licensure Exams

To become a licensed pharmacist, graduates must pass two exams. The NAPLEX, North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination, and a state specific MPJE, Multi-State Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination. Intern hours required for licensure vary by state. Please consult with appropriate state regulations for guidance.

NAPLEX

First time passing rates.

Class of UNMC National
2021 95.8% 83.7%
2020 100% 88.43%
2019 100% 88.34%
2018 98.11% 89.46%
2017 94.64% 87.95%

MPJE

A student may sit for the MPJE in more than one state, which means these numbers may show more MPJE attempts than students in the graduating class. Data shown here is for all law exams taken by graduates within one calendar year of graduation.

Class of UNMC National
2021 92.9% 80.3%
2020 98.04% 84.59%
2019 93.88% 83.58%
2018 93.33% 83.76%
2017 98.04% 85.2%

Career Plans for Graduates

UNMC College of Pharmacy graduates seek employment in a variety of settings and locations. The information provided here shows the type of practice and practice location for the graduating class within 60 days of graduation.

Class of Community Institutional Residency/Fellowship Other* Seeking
2021 18 8 21 5 1
2020 20 3 21 3 9
2019 17 11 19 4 8
2018 22 5 16 5 6
2017 24 4 16 0 9
* other (Government/PhD/CSC)

Practice Locations for Graduates

Class of Rural Nebraska Urban Nebraska Out of State Seeking
2021 1 32 19 1
2020 10 19 18 9
2019 8 24 19 8
2018 9 19 20 6
2017 11 22 14 9