Philadelphia College of Pharmacy - Doctor of Pharmacy Program Outcomes

On-Time Graduation Rates

Class Year 2017:  The on-time graduation rate was 159/191 (83.8%).

NAPLEX Passing Rates for First Attempts

Year First Time Candidates Pass Rate
2016 * 181 90.61%
* 2016 National Pass Rate of graduates from all ACPE Accredited Pharmacy Programs = 85.86%


Job Placement (Source: AACP Graduating Student Survey administered just prior to graduation)

Class of 2016
Employment within the profession of pharmacy 51.3%
Employment outside the profession of pharmacy 0%
Post-graduate education or residency/fellowship training 35.3%
Currently seeking employment 13.5%
Other/lost to follow-up 0%
Total 100%

Source: 2016 AACP Graduating Student Survey administered just prior to graduation, 100% participation

PCP Graduate Placements in PGY1 and PGY2 Residencies and Fellowships, 2017

PGY1 RESIDENCY PLACEMENTS 2017 (46 positions)

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA (2 positions)
  • Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, NJ
  • Baystate Medical Center, MA
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, NY
  • Cape Regional Medical Center, NJ
  • Children’s Hospital of Alabama, AL
  • Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE
  • Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Coatesville, PA
  • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, PA
  • Greater Lawrence Family Health Center/MCPHS University, MA
  • Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2 positions)
  • Intermountain Healthcare, UT
  • Kennedy University Hospitals, Stratford, NJ (3 positions)
  • Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine, Lancaster, PA
  • Lehigh Valley Health network, Lehigh, PA
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC
  • Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA (2 positions)
  • North Dakota State University/Thrifty White Pharmacies, ND
  • Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, VA
  • Paoli Hospital, Paoli, PA
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
  • Reading Hospital, Reading, PA
  • Saint Thomas West Hospital, TN
  • Shore Medical Center, Somers Point, NJ
  • Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, AZ
  • Southside Hospital, NY
  • St. Joseph Medical Center, PA
  • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, Plainsboro, NJ
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center, TN
  • Virtua Health, Mt. Holly, NJ
  • Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center, PA
  • Yale-New Haven Health System, New Haven, CT

PGY2 RESIDENCY PLACEMENTS 2017 (13 positions)

  • Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL – Critical Care
  • Baylor University Medical Center, TX – Critical Care
  • Cooper University Hospital/Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, NJ – Critical Care
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY - Oncology
  • South Texas Veterans Administration Health Care/Audie Murphy Memorial Hospital, TX - Psychiatric
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center, NY – Infectious Diseases
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD  - Infectious Diseases
  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH - Transplant
  • University of Michigan Health System, MI - Psychiatric
  • University of North Carolina Hospital, NC - Transplant
  • Veterans Administration Hudson Valley Health Care System, NY – Ambulatory Care
  • Virginia Commonwealth Health System, VA - Psychiatric


  • Allergan/University of Southern California, CA (Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics)
  • Bayer Consumer Healthcare Global Product Development and Innovation, NJ
  • Bristol Myers Squib Global, NJ (Pharmacovigilance & Epidemiology)
  • ConneXion 360, Dallas, TX (Medical Affairs/Project Management)
  • Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group/Wingate University School of Pharmacy, NC
  • Harrison and Star/Omnicom (Medical advertising)
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, IN (Clinical Pharmacology Research, 2 years)
  • Johnson & Johnson/Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, PA
  • Novo Nordisk Inc, NJ (Multidisciplinary Fellowship, 2 years)
  • Novo Nordisk Inc, NJ (Medical Affairs)
  • Omnicom health Group Fellowship, NY (2 positions)

Revised 6/30/17


Laura A. Mandos, PharmD, BCPP, Associate Dean


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