Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Doctor of Pharmacy Program

Accreditation Status and Quality Indicators

Manchester University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is fully accredited with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503; 312/644-3575; FAX 312/664-4652; website www.acpe-accredit.org.

ACPE Standards Complaints

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the pharmacy program accreditation agency, is required to demonstrate to the U.S. Secretary of Education its expectations regarding a program’s recording and handling of student complaints. ACPE must demonstrate a link between its review of complaints and its evaluation of a program in the accreditation process.

A complaint regarding Manchester University’s compliance with ACPE standards, policies or procedures can be filed by a Manchester University Pharm.D. student by completing a formal written complaint using the student complaint eform which can be found in the Students Complaints folder of the COP Home folder in the University’s learning management system, Desire-2-Learn. Institutions, students, faculty or the public may submit a detailed written complaint directly to ACPE at csinfo@acpe-accredit.org.


Quality Indicators

On-time Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for the most recent graduating class, as well as the on-time graduation eligibility of the currently enrolled students are presented below:


Class of 2016 Class of 2017 Class of 2018 Class of 2019 Class of 2020
Entering Class Size 64 73 73 72 73
Dismissal: Academic 3 1 0

Dismissal or Withdrawal:
Non-Academic
3 0 0 2
Delayed Graduation 8 6 4 8 1
(Eligible and)
On-time Graduation rate
50 (78%) 66 (90%) 69 (95%) 62 (86%) 72 (99%)


Licensure Examination Pass Rates

According to the first quarter test window results (May 1 – August 31, 2016), the pass rate for Manchester’s first-time test takers (Class of 2016) of the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) was 85.7 percent and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) was 86.4 percent.

Student Achievement Measures

Employment
For the inaugural Class of 2016, 98% (49/50) secured employment within 3 months (August 2016) of graduation.

Employment Type # of graduates % of total (50)
Employment (9 states, including Indiana) 36 72%
Community 31 62%
Institutional 5 10%
Residency (10 states, including Indiana) 13 26%

NOTE: The residency match rate was 81% (13/16)

Geographic Breakdown # of graduates % of subtotal
Community Employment 31 86% (31/36)
Within Indiana 16 52% (16/31)
Outside Indiana 15 48% (15/31)
Institutional Employment 5 14% (5/36)
Within Indiana 5 100% (5/5)  
Residency 13
Within Indiana 3   23% (3/13)  
Outside Indiana 10 77% (10/13)
Questions? Need help?
Contact us at:
Phone: 260-470-2700
Email: pharmacy@manchester.edu

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