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Graduate Students

Academic Statistics

The SIUE School of Pharmacy routinely collects and reviews data to evaluate and improve the program.  Important program data from admitted and graduating students appears below.

Academic Averages
This table includes the pre-pharmacy grade point averages and PCAT scores for students who enrolled in the SIUE School of Pharmacy by graduation year for the past 5 years.

Graduation Year

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Total Students

80

81

81

81

81

82

Cumulative GPA

3.65

3.54

3.52

3.52

3.53

3.54

Pre-Pharmacy GPA

3.68

3.60

3.56

3.55

3.53

3.56

Science/Math GPA

3.61

3.53

3.48

3.44

3.43

3.45

PCAT Score

61.5

64

63

58

64

62


Graduation Rates
The table below includes the number of students who originated in each graduation class along with its respective on-time and overall graduation rates. On-time graduation rate is defined as the percent of students from a class who graduated with the Doctor of Pharmacy degree within four years of entering the program.  The overall graduation rate is defined as the percent of students from a class who graduated with the Doctor of Pharmacy degree at any point.

Class of

# admitted

On-time Graduation Rate

Overall Graduation Rate

2009

82

97.6%

97.6%

2010

80

95.0%

96.3%

2011

82

92.7%

95.1%

2012

81

90.1%

97.5%

2013

82

90.2%

93.9%

2014

82

92.7%

100.0%

2015

80

90.0%

96.3%%

2016

82

87.8%

TBD

Average 81.4 92.0% 96.8%

TBD = To Be Determined


NAPLEX Pass Rates
After graduating from an accredited school of pharmacy, graduates must pass the North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX) as well as a law exam for the state that they wish to become registered as a pharmacist.  The table below includes the NAPLEX pass rates for SIUE School of Pharmacy graduates and the national pass rates for the past 5 years.

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

SIUE

97.37%

96.00%

100.00%

98.63%

94.87%

92.21%

97.26%

National

96.48%

94.30%

95.47%

96.93%

95.87%

94.88%

92.64%


Capstone Project

All SIUE School of Pharmacy students are required to complete a capstone project during their final year of pharmacy school.  The capstone project requires students to pull together knowledge gained throughout the program to either create a business plan or to develop and execute a research project.  Students’ projects are graded and are classified as exceeding expectations, meeting expectations or not meeting expectations.   The following table describes the number (%) of students in each category and the number (%) of capstone projects that were selected for publication or presentation at national, regional, or local venues for the past 5 years.

Class of

Exceeded Expectations

Met Expectations

Did Not Meet Expectations

Presented or Published

2009

67 (84%)

13 (16%)

0

12 (15%)

2010

58 (76%)

18 (24%)

0

25 (33%)

2011

49 (63%)

29 (37%)

0

30 (38%)

2012

58 (76%)

17 (22%)

0

23 (30%)

2013

60 (76%)

19 (24%)

0

27 (34%)

2014

51 (63%)

30 (37%)

0

20 (25%)

2015

52 (71%)

21 (29%)

0

32 (44%)

2016

57 (70%)

24 (30%)

0

17 (21%)

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