Pharm.D. Program Quality Indicators

Accreditation Status

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

ACPE Certificate that reads, "Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education certifies that UT Austin College of Pharmacy has fulfilled the accreditation requirements set forth by ACPE for Professional Degree program in Pharmacy and is hereby granted accreditation status through June 30, 2025.

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy's Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 190 South LaSalle Street Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60603, 312-664-3575, FAX (866) 228-2631.

The College of Pharmacy participated in its most recent ACPE accreditation self-study process in 2016, ending with an accreditation site visit in March 2017. As a result, the college received full accreditation status through June 2025.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

The University of Texas at Austin is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC accreditation allows for the university to award baccalaureate, professional, masters, and doctorate degrees.

The university was last reaccredited by SACSCOC in 2018.

The College of Pharmacy has provided a PDF version of the accreditation status and Pharm.D. program quality indicators.

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2022 Pharm.D. Graduation Rates, NAPLEX pass rate, and MPJE pass rate
First employment information for Class of 2021
2022 PGY-1 Residency Match Rate

Outstanding Student Accomplishments

National Awards and Recognition

2022

  • UTCOP graduate student received the prestigious NIH F31 National Research Service Award.
  • UTCOP student one of two in the country named Pharmacist to Be by the Good Rx Above and Beyond Pharmacy Awards.
  • UTCOP graduate student selected for an American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Predoctoral Fellowship Award.
  • Four UTCOP students named in the top 10 in the 2022 Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.

2021

  • UTCOP received the AACP Award for Excellence in Experiential Education.
  • Four UTCOP students named top 3 finalist in the 2021 Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.
  • UTCOP graduate student awarded the PhRMA Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in Drug Discovery.
  • UTCOP student received the Kappa Epsilon Zada M. Cooper Scholarship.
  • UTCOP graduate student named a 2021 Diverse Rising Graduate Scholar in Diverse Issues.
  • Two UTCOP students selected for the Hazelden Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students program.

2020

  • UTCOP received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT News, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
  • UTCOP awarded the Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Engagement Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
  • UTCOP student received a travel award from the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) to present her poster “Description of a novel advanced pharmacy practice experience in addiction medicine” at the CPNP Annual Meeting.
  • UTCOP student received the Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award from the US Public Health Service.
  • UTCOP student had her honors project “A review of real-world evidence use in United States regulatory submissions” selected as a Student Research Spotlight by the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR).
  • UTCOP student received the Best Student Pharmacist Poster Award at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Annual Meeting (AMCP).
  • A UT student pharmacist team was one of the top three finalists in the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.

2019

  • UTCOP student pharmacist elected American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Regional Delegate.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist elected APhA-ASP Regional Member-at-Large.
  • Two UTCOP student pharmacists were among twelve student pharmacists chosen nationally to receive the ASHP Student Leadership Award.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist elected Delegate-at-Large for the APhA-ASP Board of Directors.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist awarded a travel scholarship from the Pharmaceutical Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) to attend their legislative conference in Washington, DC.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist elected SNPhA Legislative/Membership National Initiative Secretary.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist elected SNPhA Legislative/Membership National Initiative Advocacy Chair.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist received the Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award from the US Public Health Service.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist was awarded the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Neil Pruitt Sr. Memorial Scholarship in Entrepreneurism, and she placed 2nd in the NPhA student business plan poster competition.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist received the Gateway Award from the American Foundation for Pharmacy Education (AFPE) to support supervised research for Pharm.D. students.
  • Four UT student pharmacists were selected for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Summer Institute for Medical Students (SIMS program).
  • UT APhA-ASP chapter won the Outstanding International Pharmaceutical Students Federation Activity Award.
  • UT Industry Pharmacists Organization was awarded 3rd place nationally in the VIP Case Competition.
  • UT student pharmacists had 33 different poster presentations at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting.
  • A UT student pharmacist team and their faculty advisor were awarded a grant from the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) Foundation to study the implementation of student pharmacist conducted mental health screenings.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist and Operation Naloxone faculty advisor received the ASHP CEO’s Award for Courageous Service for efforts to prevent opioid-related deaths in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist team awarded outstanding student/trainee poster at the AACP Annual Meeting.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist team named as one of three finalists for the NCPA National New Pharmacy Business Competition.
  • UT student pharmacist awarded the Student National Pharmacists Association (SNPhA) HIV/AIDS Health Outcomes Award.
  • UT student pharmacist chosen to receive the SNPhA Enryka Payton Book Award.
  • UT student pharmacist received the SNPhA JB Hills National Chapter President of the Year Award.
  • UT student pharmacist earned second place in the SNPhA poster competition.

2018

  • National Student Chapter of the Year, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).
  • UT student pharmacist team wins the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) Prescription for Service competition.
  • UT student pharmacist receives US Public Health Service Award for Excellence in Public Health.
  • UT student pharmacist appointed to the SNPhA National Board as Mental Health Chair.
  • UT student pharmacist appointed to the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) National Student Network Advisory Committee.
  • UT student pharmacist selected as a finalist for the Student National Pharmacists Association (SNPhA) chapter president of the year.
  • UT student pharmacist team selected as finalists for the SNPhA Prescription for Service Competition.
  • Four UT student pharmacists appointed to American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Pharmacy Student Forum Advisory Group.
  • UT student pharmacist serves as Chair of ASHP Pharmacy Student Forum Executive Committee.
  • Two UT student pharmacists received the ASHP Student Leadership Award.
  • Two UT student pharmacists selected for the Hazelden Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students (SIMS) Program.
  • UTCOP American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Student Pharmacy chapter wins Region 6 Medication Safety Award.
  • UT student pharmacist elected American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Student Pharmacy chapter Region 6 Member-at-Large.
  • UT student pharmacist receives summer internship with the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP).
  • UT student pharmacist receives summer internship with Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • UTCOP student team receives 4th place in the 8th Annual National Student Pharmacist Compounding Competition.
  • ASHP Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists' UT chapter receives "Recognition" status.
  • UT student pharmacist chosen to serve on the ACCP Clinical Practice Affairs Committee.

State Awards and Recognition

2022

  • UTCOP graduate student awarded first place for her platform talk at the annual Lone Star Regional Meeting of the Society of Toxicology.
  • Four UTCOP students awarded first place in the 2022 Texas Pharmacy Association Self-Care Competition.
  • UTCOP student awarded first place in the 2022 Texas Pharmacy Association Patient Counseling Competition.

2021

  • Two UTCOP students received the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio’s prestigious scholarships.
  • UTCOP student selected as the Region 8 representative for NCPA’s Student Leadership Council and currently the president of the UT Student Chapter of NCPA.

2020

  • Four UTCOP students earned scholarships from Texas Pharmacy Association.

2019

  • UTCOP student pharmacist team wins first place in the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists Clinical Skills Competition for P3 student pharmacists.
  • UT student pharmacist team won the Judges Choice Award at the UT Health San Antonio Community Service Learning Conference.
  • UT student pharmacist team awarded 3rd place in Interprofessional Education at the UT Health San Antonio Community Service Learning Conference.
  • UT student pharmacists, UT Health SA medical students, and UTCOP faculty advisors were awarded a Kleberg Scholar grant to conduct Stop the Bleed training and knowledge assessments at several sites in south Texas.
  • UTCOP student TPA chapter received the TPA Student Advocacy Award.
  • UT student team came in first place in the state student pharmacist self-care competition.
  • UT student pharmacist team came in second place in the patient counseling competition.

2018

  • UTCOP student pharmacist team receives first place in Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) Leadership Challenge.
  • UT student pharmacists awarded Texas Pharmacy Association Academy of Student Pharmacists Cup.
  • UT student pharmacist receives 1st place in TSHP student poster competition for work on Operation Naloxone.
  • UT student pharmacist team wins the Texas Pharmacy Association Self-Care Competition.
  • UT student pharmacists awarded the TSHP Glenda Lawson McRee Pharmacy Student Award.
  • UT student pharmacist elected TSHP Student Section Chair.
  • UT student pharmacist team received honorable mention in the TSHP Annual Seminar Clinical Skills Competition.
  • UT student pharmacist receives Honorable Mention in TSHP student poster competition for work on the Microbiome of Diabetic Foot Infections.
  • UTCOP student pharmacist team receives the "Judges Choice Award" at the 11th Annual San Antonio Annual Community Service Learning Conference for work on Operation Naloxone.
  • UT student pharmacists receive awards from UT Health San Antonio Student Government for Community Service, Leadership, Clinical Skills, Research, and Community Service.