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Pharm.D. Program Quality Indicators

Pharm.D. Program Quality Indicators

Program Completion – Class of 2020

    • 220 students were admitted in fall 2016 as the class of 2020; 181 (82.3%) graduated on time
      • 8 students were academically dismissed; 10 students voluntarily withdrew; 21 students will have a delayed graduation


North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX®) Pass Rate

(January-December 2019)

Number of First-time Candidates:       168             Pass Rate:   76.79%


Post-graduate Training and Employment of the Class of 2019a


No. (%) of students, n=185

Employment in the profession of pharmacy


Community practice

93 (50.3)

Hospital practice

30 (16.2)


7 (3.8)

Managed care


Long-term care

2 (1.1)


2 (1.1)

Employment outside of the profession of pharmacy


Post-graduate education/training



20 (10.8)


6 (3.2)

Other (e.g., MS, PhD)


Other/Lost to follow-up


Unemployed or actively seeking employment

5 (2.7)

Lost to follow-up

20 (10.8)

Employment determined through survey, direct contact, employer, and/or other methodology through June 2020.

b Includes state department of health and infusion center

Post-graduate Training of the Class of 2020


    • 43 students participated in the match (entered match and submitted rankings); 
    • 27 students matched with an ASHP-accredited PGY1 program either in phase I or II

Note: Two additional students from the class of 2019 matched with an ASHP-accredited PGY1 program either in phase I or II


    • 6 students received fellowship positions

Revised 8-31-2020


LIU Pharmacy
Arash Dabestani, PharmD, MHA, FABC, FASHP