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Facts & Student Outcomes

NAPLEX pass rates

First-Time Pass RatesWashington State University
National
(all first-time attempts)
Class of 2019Pass Rate90%88%
First-time Attempts14113869

The North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) measures a candidate’s knowledge of the practice of pharmacy. Click here to read more. Data Source.

72% of students seeking employment accepted jobs at graduation

*Based on data as of May 2019

Post-graduation plans

Post-graduation plansClass of 2019
Community Pharmacy
Chain47.4%
Independent12.3%
Ambulatory/Clinic Pharmacy5.3%
Hospital7%
With offers pending negotation28%

*Based on data as of May 2019 from students seeking employment

95.4% on-time graduation rate

*Class of 2019

Class profiles

 Class of 2019Class of 2020Class of 2021Class of 2022Class of 2023
Number of students152167176171133
Spokane122130144136106
Yakima3037323527
Average age23242524.525.6
Average GPA
at time of application
3.33.33.23.243.22
Demographics
Female891099310885
Male6358836346
Students from Washington114121107103101
Students from California1418332312

Other states represented include: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

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