pharmacy graduates employed within six months or in post-graduate education or residency (five-year average) 92 %
private school of pharmacy in the South —U.S. News & World Report # 2
Enrollment (Fall 2021) 432
Student-to-faculty ratio 11:1
Graduating Class Statistics
43 graduates matched with an ASHP- accredited pharmacy residency
Personalize Your Pharm.D.
At McWhorter School of Pharmacy
students can personalize their Pharm.D. through these five distinctives:
Global Engagement
Study abroad courses, service learning trips and international rotations
  • 15 affiliations, 12 countries, 5 continents
Joint Degrees
We are a leader in joint degrees in the United States, offering this unique set.
  • Pharm.D./Master of Business Administration
  • Pharm.D./Master of Public Health
  • Pharm.D./Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Pharm.D./Master of Science in Nutrition
  • Pharm.D./Master of Studies in Law, health law and compliance concentration
Elective Courses
More than 20 didactive electives and various international rotations
Pharmacy-based immunizations and medication therapy management
Research Opportunities
Courses, summer internship and rotations

Graduation Rate

85% on-time graduate rate (2020)

2020 NAPLEX First-Time Average Pass Rate

School: 95.56%
National: 88.43%

2020 MPJE First-Time Average Pass Rate

School: 92.98%
National: 84.59%

Graduates securing a PGY1 residency annually (past 5 years)

30 for 2017

2018 ASHP Match

School matches: 69%
National: 65%
Highest match rate of any school of pharmacy in Alabama