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Important Program Information for PharmD Students

Current Tuition and Housing Costs
On-Time Graduation Rate

Student Achievement and Career Choices
Licensure Exam Pass Rates

 

Cost and Value

As a major public university, Rutgers delivers a quality education
at a cost significantly below those of its private-school peers. The annual
costs provided below reflect 2016-2017 figures:

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 Room and Board

 

Years 1 and 2

In-state: $ 15,684
Out-of-state: $ 32,812

Years 3 and 4*

In-state: $ 16,512
Out-of-state: $ 35,180

Year 5

In-state: $ 18,010
Out-of-state: $  33,130

Year 6**

In-state: $ 25,107 - $ 28,577
Out-of-state: $ 46,227 - $52,697

 

 

Years 1-4

$11,214 - $12,564 (approx.)

Years 5 and 6

$12,244- $ 15,460 (approx.)

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 * Includes a summer practice experience.
** Costs vary based on rotation schedule and includes summer semester.

Note: tuition rates and fees are determined annually by the University Board of Governors. All rates and fees can be found at http://studentabc.rutgers.edu/
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On-Time Graduation Rate for the Four Professional Years

Data below are the on-time graduation rate for the most current six years and are determined for the final four professional years of the program. Data is based on all students who started the first professional year and thus includes admits from high school and transfer students. Pre-professional years are not included. 

 

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Student Achievement and Career Choices of the Class of 2016

Employment Rate

At the time of graduation in May, 77% of the graduating class who responded to the graduating survey reported having secure employment.

 

Residency/Fellowships

Eighteen students successfully placed into post-graduate industry fellowships (9%)
Thirty-nine students successfully placed into post-graduate residency programs (20%)

 

Graduation Career Survey 

 

 

 

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Licensure Exam Pass Rates

Pass Rates on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) by first-time test takers by year:

*Preliminary data for the class of 2016 indicates a 94.30% pass rate (n=158) through August 31, 2016. Final year-end data, when published by NABP. will be incorporated into the graph above.

Source: NABP Reports for 2007-2011 and 2012-2015. 

 

Pass Rates on the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) by first-time test takers by year:

 

 *Preliminary data for the class of 2016 indicates a 87.16% pass rate (n=148). Final year-end data, when published by NABP. will be incorporated into the graph above.

 

Source: NABP reports for 2007-2011 and 2012-2015.

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Last Updated: December 1, 2016