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Pharmacy Graduation Rates and Outcomes

Graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy consistently outperform their peers nationally in licensing examinations and residency placements, resulting in outstanding post-graduation employment rates.

Each year, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy compiles and records data regarding pass rates for licensure exams, graduation rates, employment rates and residency placements. 


Graduation Rates

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Graduation Rates
Expected Year of GraduationOn Time Graduation Rates6 Year Graduation RateAttrition (did not graduate)
2018 91.8%    
2017 90.5% 94.1% 5.9%
2016 86.3% 91.3% 8.7%

Licensure Results, NAPLEX and MPJE

NAPLEX

The NAPLEX, or North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination, measures a candidate’s knowledge of the practice of pharmacy. It is just one component of the licensure process and is used by the Boards of Pharmacy as part of their assessment of a candidate’s competence to practice as a pharmacist. The NAPLEX passing rates from all accredited schools/colleges of pharmacy are available on the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy website.

Average NAPLEX Passing Rates (for first-time test takers)

Average NAPLEX Passing Rates (for first-time test takers)
Graduation YearWegmans School of PharmacyNational
2017 93.42% 87.95%
2016 89.47% 85.86%
2015 97.10% 92.08%

MPJE

The MPJE, or Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination, combines federal- and state-specific questions to test the pharmacy jurisprudence of prospective pharmacists. It serves as the pharmacy law examination in participating jurisdictions.

Average MPJE Passing Rates (for first-time test takers)

Average MPJE Passing Rates (for first-time test takers)
Graduation YearWegmans School of PharmacyNational
2017 90.20% 85.20%
2016 77.08% 84.74%
2015 95.83% 92.89%

Licensure Results

The Part III Exam consists of a written and practical (compounding) exam given to candidates seeking licensure in New York.

Licensure Results, New York Part III Examination

Pass Rates for First Time Test Takers

Pass Rates for First Time Test Takers
NY Part III ExamWegmans School of PharmacyNew York State
June 2018 92% 79%
January 2018 95% 77%
June 2017 74% 68%
January 2017 76% 73%
June 2016 100% 87%
January 2016 72% 56%

Employment Rate

The employment rate presented here is based on data reported to the Office of the Dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.

Employment Rate by Graduation Year

Employment Rate
Graduation YearEmployment Rate
2017 100%
2016 98.7%
2015 100%

Residency Placements

Residency Placements
Graduation YearWegmans School of PharmacyNational averageWegmans School of Pharmacy
  Students Interviewed, ranked, and matched Entire Class Match Rate
2018 67% 65% 25.0%
2017 77% 69% 24.4%
2016 100% 68% 23.0%