Philadelphia College of Pharmacy - Doctor of Pharmacy Program Outcomes

On-Time Graduation Rates

Class Year 2013: The on-time graduation rate was 207/237 (87.3%).

Class Year 2014: The on-time graduation rate was 182/212 (85.9%).

Class Year 2015: The on-time graduation rate was 162/208 (78%).

Class Year 2016: The on-time graduation rate was 162/194 (84%).

NAPLEX Passing Rates for First Attempts

Year First Time Candidates Pass Rate
2012 208 95.67%
2013 208 97.6%
2014 190 95.26%
2015 170 97.65%


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

Class of 2015
Employment within the profession of pharmacy 71.3%
Employment outside the profession of pharmacy 1.2%
Post-graduate education or residency training 27.5%
Other/lost to follow-up 0%
Total 100%

Source: 2015 AACP Graduating Student Survey administered just prior to graduation

PCP Graduate Placements in PGY1 and PGY2 Residencies and Fellowships, 2016

PGY1 RESIDENCY PLACEMENTS 2016 (43 positions)

  • Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA
  • Acme Sav-On Pharmacy, Media, PA
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, Battle Creek, MI
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV
  • CareKinesis, Moorestown, NJ
  • Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
  • Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE
  • Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ (2 positions)
  • Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA
  • Florida Hospital Orlando, Orlando, FL (2-year program with MS degree)
  • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Health Partners, Philadelphia, PA
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Indian Health Service-U.S. Public Health Service, Fort Defiance, AZ
  • Kennedy University Hospitals, Stratford, NJ
  • Lancaster General Health, Lancaster, PA
  • Northeastern University Bouve College of Pharmacy, Boston, MA
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
  • Philadelphia College of Pharmacy-Sayre Community, Philadelphia, PA
  • Penn State Health St. Joseph, Reading, PA
  • Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA (2 positions)
  • Phoenix VA Health Care System-Ambulatory, Phoenix, AZ
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Shore Medical Center, Somers Point, NJ (2 positions)
  • Temple University Health System, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • University Medical Center of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
  • Veterans Administration Maryland Health Care, Baltimore, MD
  • Virtua Health, Mt. Holly, NJ
  • Walmart, Bentonville, AK
  • Yale-New Haven Health System, New Haven, CT

PGY2 RESIDENCY PLACEMENTS 2016 (20 positions)

  • Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA (Infectious Diseases)
  • Caromont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia, NC (Emergency medicine)
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (Cardiology)
  • Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ (Critical Care)
  • Cooper University Hospital/Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Camden, NJ (Critical Care)
  • Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ (Emergency Medicine)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, PA
  • Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT (Emergency Medicine)
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX (Critical Care)
  • Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA (Internal Medicine)
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY (Oncology)
  • Sentara Healthcare, Virginia Beach, VA (Pharmacy Informatics)
  • Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL (Critical Care)
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (Ambulatory Care)
  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (Critical Care)
  • University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD (Health System Pharmacy Administration)
  • University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI (Pharmacy Informatics)
  • University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY (Infectious Diseases)
  • University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (Oncology)
  • Yale-New Haven Health System, New Haven, CT (Psychiatric)


  • Bayer Consumer/Rutgers, Whippany, NJ (Prescription to Nonprescription)
  • Bayer Consumer/Rutgers, Whippany, NJ (Medical Affairs and Clinical Development)
  • Bayer Consume/Global Pharmacovigilance, Whippany, NJ (Drug Safety)
  • Biogen/MCPHS, Boston, MA (Regulatory Affairs/Safety and Benefit-Risk Management)
  • Bristol Myers Squibb/Rutgers , Plainsboro, NJ (Regulatory Affairs: Advertising and Promotion)
  • Bristol Myers Squibb/Rutgers, Plainsboro, NJ (US Medical Knowledge Management)
  • ConneXion 360/MCPHS, Dallas, TX (Medical Affairs/Project Management, 2 years)
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Princeton, NJ (Multidisciplinary, 2 years)
  • Genzyme, Cambridge, MA (Global Commercial Strategy)
  • Janssen/Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Titusville, PA (Medical Information) (2 positions)
  • Janssen Biotechnology/Rutgers, Horsham, PA (Immunology Commercial Insights and Strategy)
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Horsham, PA (Medical Information)
  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Raritan, NJ (Commercial Insights and Strategy for Cardiovascular and Metabolics, 2 years)
  • Johnson & Johnson/Rutgers, NJ (Regulatory Affairs, 2 years)
  • Genentech/ University of the Sciences, PA and CA (Managed Markets)
  • McNeil Consumer Healthcare / Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Fort Washington, PA (Medical Information and Regulatory Affairs)
  • Merck/Rutgers, West Point, PA (Global Medical Affairs Oncology)
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals/Rutgers, East Hanover, NJ (Health Economics and Outcomes, 2 years)
  • Novocure, New York City, NY (Marketing, 2 years)
  • Pfizer,Inc/Rutgers, New York, NY (Global Medical Information and Medical Affairs, 2 years)
  • Sanofi/Rutgers, Bridgewater,NJ–Rutgers-(Global Regulatory Affairs)
  • Sanofi/Rutgers, Bridgewater, NJ (Global Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology)

Revised 6/30/16


Diane W. Morel, PhD 


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