Posted by William Nunnelley on 2008-12-02
More than 99 percent of Samford University pharmacy graduates who took the North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) for the first time this past year were successful. A total of 111 of 112 McWhorter School of Pharmacy graduates (99.1 percent) who took the exam passed, according to school officials.
The average score of Samford graduates was 116.69. The average for the state of Alabama was 110.76 and the national average was 114.11.
"Congratulations to the graduates and to the faculty and staff," said McWhorter Dean Charlie Sands.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.