Pharmacy Student Successes
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 1st time pass rate below reflects results for those candidates who graduated and took the exam in the same year reported.
Butler’s 1st time pass rate on NAPLEX for 2017 was 96.55%%. The national 1st time pass rate for 2017 was 87.58%.
Butler’s 2013-2017 aggregate 1st time pass rate on NAPLEX was 97.65%. The national 2013-2017 aggregate 1st time pass rate was 90.98%
Based on self-reports from 97 graduates collected April-May 2017
Based on self-reports from 48 % of the graduates indicating plans to enter full-time pharmacy practice
Butler's combined Phase I and Phase II American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) PGY1 match rate for 2017 grads was 86%. The national ASHP PGY1 match rate for 2017 grads was 67%.
The four-year graduation rate for the Class of 2017 was 79.7.%. This includes students who voluntarily withdrew or were terminated for conduct code violations after beginning their first year of the program.