College of Pharmacy Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1898
  • One college with two campuses based in Memphis and Knoxville.

Accreditation

  • Six-year accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Rankings

NAPLEX Pass Rate

First time NAPLEX pass rate for the Class of 2013:

National Average

96.57%

University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

100%

Other Tennessee College/School of Pharmacy Average

97.44%

First time NAPLEX pass rate for the Class of 2012:

National Average

96.23%

University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

98.28%

Other Tennessee College/School of Pharmacy Average

95.24%

First time NAPLEX pass rate for the Class of 2011:

National Average

95.72%

University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

95.98%

Other Tennessee College/School of Pharmacy Average

94.19%

ASHP Residency Match Success Rate

PGY1 residency match success rate for the Class of 2014:

National Average

64%

University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

76%

Other Tennessee College/School of Pharmacy Average

69%

On Time Graduation Rates

On Time Graduation Rates 2010-2014

Degrees Offered

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PhD)- UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences
  • Dual PharmD/PhD - with UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences
  • Dual PharmD/Master of Business Administration (MBA) – with University of Memphis

College Leadership

Leadership Position Name

Dean

Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA

Executive Associate Dean,
Memphis

James C. Eoff III, PharmD

Executive Associate Dean,
Knoxville

Peter A. Chyka, PharmD

Associate Dean,
Academic Affairs

Stephanie J. Phelps, PharmD

Associate Dean,
Graduate Programs and Research

Bernd Meibohm, PhD

Associate Dean,
Continuing Education

Glen Farr, PharmD

Associate Dean,
Professional Affairs

Debbie C. Byrd, PharmD

Associate Dean,
Strategic Initiatives and Operations

Brad Boucher, PharmD

Associate Dean, Student Affairs

Jennifer Williams, PharmD

Assistant Dean,
Administration

Bill Prigge, PhD

Assistant Dean,
Nashville

D. Todd Bess, PharmD

Chair,
Clinical Pharmacy

Richard A. Helms, PharmD

Chair,
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Duane Miller, PhD

Student Body Profile (incoming PharmD students, Fall 2014)

Accepted

181

Average Composite PCAT (percentile)

66

Average GPA

3.37

In-State Students (%)

80%

Out-of-State Students (%)

20%

Female (%)

58%

Male (%)

42%

Age Range

20-48

Number of States Represented

15

Number of Tennessee Counties

40

The class entering in the fall 2014 is comprised of 30.9% minority students, of which 16.6% are African-American students. With the exception of the five historically black schools of pharmacy, UTCOP has one of the largest percentage of African-American students enrolled of any college of pharmacy in the United States.

College of Pharmacy Fact Sheet

UTHSC Fact Sheet

College of Pharmacy

Contact Us

College of Pharmacy -
Memphis

881 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-6036
Fax: (901) 448-7053

College of Pharmacy - Knoxville

1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 974-2100
Fax: (865) 974-2022

College of Pharmacy - Nashville

193 Polk Ave Suite 2D
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 253-5600
Fax: (615) 532-3399