College of Pharmacy

7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881

pharmcol@etal.uri.edu – Office: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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Quick Facts

cam3-04-3500Student Population: 2015-2016

  • 761 Pharm.D. students
  • 178 B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences students
  • 60 Graduate students

Pharm.D. Program

  • SAT/ACT/GPA: Average SAT for those registered for the fall of 2015 is 1272 (combined CR, Math), average ACT is 29, and the average high school GPA is 4.12.
  • Gender/Diversity: In the incoming Pharm.D. Class of 2021, 78% are female and 22% are students of color.
  • Applicants: Approximately 1,000 highly qualified students applied for 131 places in the Pharm.D. program (2015).
  • Preceptors: Approximately 180 preceptors contribute to the final year of rotations of our students (2015).

B.S.P.S. Program

  • SAT/ACT/GPA: Average SAT for those registered for the fall of 2015 is 1085 (combined CR, Math), average ACT is 25, and the average high school GPA is 3.62.
  • Gender/Diversity: In the incoming Pharm.D. Class of 2019, 72% are female and 38% are students of color.

CLASS OF 2015:

  • On-Time Graduation: 100 Students graduated in the Pharm.D. Class of 2015; this represents an on-time graduation rate of 93% for the students who started the professional program (P1 year) in 2011.
  • Graduating Students’ Satisfaction with the College of Pharmacy: 93% of the Class of 2015 graduates would choose URI if they were starting college again. (National average: 84%)

CLASS OF 2014:

  • NAPLEX Pass Rate: 99%
    (Pharm.D. students graduating in 2014 from URI, taking the national licensing exam for the first time, source National Association of Boards of Pharmacy)
  • MPJE Pass rate: 96%
    (Pharm.D. students graduating in 2014 from URI, taking the national pharmacy law exam in Rhode Island for the first time, source National Association of Boards of Pharmacy)
  • Employment: In May 2014, 97% of the graduates reported that they have employment plans in pharmacy.
  • Residencies: 22% of the class matched to an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency. (18/22 Students who applied for residencies matched)
  • Further Education: 8-10% of graduates had plans to continue their education with the MBA being the predominate degree.
  • Alumni Satisfaction: 98% of URI College of Pharmacy alumni rated their education as very good. (National average 91%).

Research

  • 2015: Research awards totaling $10,588,000, which was 13% of URI’s research dollars.
  • 2014: URI ranked 23rd in NIH funding among all colleges of pharmacy.

Services

  • 2015: Pharmacy Outreach recently celebrated over 25 years of services to Rhode Island and presented over 700 programs reaching over 10,000 people at numerous locations around Rhode Island.
  • 2014–2015: More than 2,500 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians earned ACPE continuing pharmacy education credits though programs offered by the Office of Continuing Professional Development.

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