|Class of||Four-year graduation rate*||Delayed graduation for personal or academic reasons||Dismissed||Withdrew for personal or academic reasons|
Four-year graduation rate reflects the percentage of students from the cohort admitted four years prior to graduation, minus students pursuing dual degrees requiring them to extend their enrollment time in the PharmD program beyond four years. Percentages of students delaying graduation for other reasons, withdrawing or dismissed from program calculated based on number of non-dual-degree graduates from the cohort admitted four years prior.
|Licensure Exam Pass Rates*|
All ACPE-accredited programs
|89.5% (n=14,103)||97.4% (n=78)||83.8% (n=8,705)|
Ohio State’s first-time test takers have exceeded the average annual pass rate for ACPE-accredited programs on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination® (NAPLEX) and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination® (MPJE) since 2012.
Third Professional Year Program-Level Assessment Highlights, Class of 2020*
|Percentage of students who passed PLA course (n=130)||99%|
|Communication and Professionalism Assessment Highlights:|
|Medication Therapy Management Standardized Patient Encounter Passing Rate||100%|
|Disease Management Standardized Patient Encounter Passing Rate||100%|
|Drug Information Literature Evaluation||100%|
How did students pay for pharmacy school?
Self-reported outcomes collected via annual post-graduation outcomes survey, administered via Qualtrics survey software, April 7-May 11, 2020. Survey response rate: 98.6%. Data supplemented with one-month and three-month post-graduation follow-ups conducted with graduates who were seeking positions at time of graduation.
|Average number of months spent aggressively seeking employment||2.2|
|Average number of employers interviewed with||1.1|
|Average number of job offers received per student||0.6|
|Average starting salary (excluding residency salaries)||$90,292|
Post-Graduation Options Satisfaction*
|Students satisfied with post-graduation plans||80%|
|Students satisfied with post-graduation offers received||75%|
|Obtained placement in preferred pharmacy setting||75%|
* Data obtained from OSU College of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy Exit Survey of the Class of 2020, conducted in April 7-May 11, 2020. Of 126 OSU College of Pharmacy graduating students, 122 returned completed surveys (98.6% response rate). Due to the nature of the survey, individuals were only required to answer the questions that applied to them, leading to a varying number of responses for each item. 63 students self-reported months seeking employment, number of job offers. 64 students self-reported number interviews. 20 students receiving or accepting employment offers self-reported starting salaries. Outcomes data have been supplemented with email inquiry from Career Services advisors one month post-graduation and online surveys administered three months and six months post-graduation.