ACPE Performance Indicators | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Strong Points of the Texas Tech School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) Program


Accreditation: The Doctor of Pharmacy Program of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education through June 30, 2028.

On-Time Graduation Rate (4 Years)
Class Year 2020 2019 2018
Graduation Rate 90% 89% 79%
First Time Passing Rate on NAPLEX
   Cumulative (to Dec 2020)
Calendar Year 2020 Graduates CY 2020* 2019 Graduates CY 2019* 2018 Graduates CY 2018* 2000-2020
TTUHSC Pass Rate 93% 89% 89% 95%
State Pass Rate 86% 87% 80% 92%
National Pass Rate 88% 88% 89% 92%**
*Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 testing windows - First time test takers only from respective graduating class years are included in these numbers. **Cumulative 2005-2020.    
Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA)
Class Year 2020 2019 2018
3rd Year - Percentile Rank 59 70 54
4th Year - Percentile Rank 72 67 61
*January 2021 results now available: - 3rd year - 57; 4th year - 64
Graduates Entering Residencies
Class Year 2020 2019 2018
Number of Graduates 39 40 25