Pharmacy Accreditation

Accreditation and Disclosures


Accreditation Statement

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100 Chicago, IL 60503-4810, 312/664-3575, fax 312/664-4652,  ACPE accredits Doctor of Pharmacy programs offered by Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy in the United States and selected non-US sites. The accreditation term granted extends until June 30th, 2016, which is the customary term for a new program receiving Accreditation status.


Third Professional Year Comprehensive Exam

All third professional year students must pass a comprehensive examination in the spring term to progress to Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). The results noted below are for the Class of 2014. Components of the exam include:

Component Overall Pass Rate
Knowledge base written exam 100%
Standardized patient encounter 100%
Clinical case (oral presentation) 100%
Errors and omissions 100%
Pharmaceutical calculations and pharmacokinetics problems 100%
Sterile product compounding element 100%
Pharmaceutical compounding element 100%
On time graduation rate Not Applicable
NAPLEX first time pass rate Not Applicable
MPJE first time pass rate Not Applicable