Student Success & Outcomes
Our proof is in the numbers. Find out why WSU is one of the best pharmacy schools in the West.
The North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) measures a candidate’s knowledge of the practice of pharmacy. In 2022, there were 141 first-time test takers from WSU. You can view the 2022 NAPLEX pass rate by hovering your mouse over the 15-year average. Employment numbers are based on a survey of students conducted May 2022.
Where are our students going?
Each year WSU doctor of pharmacy students are accepted into residencies across the nation, working in acute or ambulatory care, community pharmacy, managed care pharmacy and fellowships.
= States with residency matches
|Class of 2022|
|With offers pending negotation||19.6%|
*Based on a survey of students conducted a few weeks prior to graduation in May 2022; data represents percentages out of 102 class of 2022 graduates who secured residencies, fellowships, jobs or offers of employment.
Where are our students from?
The WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is proud to have a diverse and inclusive student body. From urban areas to rural communities, our students’ personal experiences and distinct backgrounds provide an enriching peer-to-peer learning environment.
|Class of 2022||Class of 2023||Class of 2024||Class of 2025||Class of 2026|
at time of application
More about our students
|First generation to attend college||31%|
|English is a second language||20%|
|Come from a small town or rural area||18%|
|Considered economically disadvantaged||23%|
|Black or African American||6%|
|American Indian/Alaska Native/Hawaiian Pacific Islander||1%|
*Data is self-reported from students enrolled in the WSU doctor of pharmacy program in the 2022-23 academic year.