Pharm.D. Program Quality Indicators

Accreditation status:

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy (UTCOP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

The college's most recent ACPE accreditation examined the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program beginning with a self-study in 2009-2010 and ending with an accreditation site visit in November 2010. As a result, the college received full accreditation status through June 2017.

Information regarding the ACPE study process is available at https://www. . The council is located at 135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603-4810.

The University of Texas at Austin is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). SACS accreditation is for the full university in awarding baccalaureate, professional, masters, and doctorate degrees. It was last completed in 2008 with a fifth-year report due in 2014. The next reaffirmation of accreditation is scheduled for 2018.

On time graduation rates:

On time graduation rates for the 124-student Class of 2013 was 89%.

NAPLEX passing rates for first attempts:

The Class of 2013 had a 99% passing rate for the first attempt of the NAPLEX.

Required P4 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience [APPE] Exam:

Pass rates [2nd attempt] for the three required P4 exit exams in 2013 were as follows:

Employment information:

A total of 118 members of the Class of 2013 provided the college with information regarding job placement. Of that total, 72 reported taking jobs in practice sites other than community pharmacy. Figure shows the number of graduates in the legend.


Of the College of Pharmacy students who applied for residencies in 2014, 87% matched with a residency. Figure shows the percent of UT Austin students who applied for PGY1 residencies and matched versus the national averages.

Examples of Student Outstanding Accomplishments1

1(Names of students not included to protect their privacy.)

National Awards

State Awards



Last Reviewed: July 23, 2014

College Information

Mailing Address:
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmacy


National Ranking

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is recognized nationally as one of the elite pharmacy programs for education and research.  The most recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report places the UT College of Pharmacy program among the top four of the more than 100 pharmacy programs in the country.

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