Pharm.D. Program Indicators

Program Quality Indicators and Statistics

Statistics from our graduating classes indicate that our pharmacy graduates often have 2-3 job offers per graduate.

NAPLEX and MPJE Passing rates for first-time candidates

NAPLEX and MPJE Passing rates for first-time candidates
NAPLEX 2019 MPJE 2019 NAPLEX 2020 MPJE 2020 NAPLEX 2021 MPJE 2021
FSOP
93.1%
FSOP
90.2%
FSOP
96.1%
FSOP
94.7%
FSOP
93.6%
FSOP
87.7%
State
90.3%
State
90.5%
State
90.6%
State
91.9%
State
82.4%
State
86.7%
National
88.3%
National
83.%
National
92.0%
National
84.6%
National
83.7%
National
78.3%

Approximately 77% of our students go into retail/community pharmacy, 9% extend their education by accepting residencies; 13% begin their careers in hospital sites, and the remaining 1% select research or consulting pharmacy positions.

On-time Graduation Percentage

On-time Graduation Percentage
Graduation Year Class of 2019 Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022
Number of Students in Entering Class 96 94 87 117
Number of On-Time Graduates (4 years) 81 75 70 89
% On-Time Graduates 84.5% 80% 80.5% 76.1%
% Delayed Graduation 6% 9.5% 9.5% 6.8%
% Did not complete degree 9.5% 10.5% 10% 17.1%

One-Year Post Graduation Employment Status

One-Year Post Graduation Employment Status
Graduation Year Class of 2019 Class of 2020 Class of 2021
Number of Graduates 91 81 79
% Employed full-time in Pharmacy 93% 94% 96%
% Unemployed 1% 5% 1%
% Unknown 6% 1% 3%

Measures of Graduate Achievement

Representative Points of ‘Cardinal Pride’

  • Bethany Kalich (2011) works for Amgen as a Asset Lead Medical Director, US Medical Lead Repatha
  • Kimberly Hampton (2018), is working as the Director of Pharmacy Transformation and Execution for Walmart Headquarters in Bentonville Arkansas.
  • Lauren (Sokol) Corrales, 2016, was just elected Treasurer-Elect for the 2022-2023 Texas Pharmacy Association
  • H-E-B Top Pharmacist Awards by Region awarded in June 2022:
  • Clarissa Mauricio Hanson (2011) Border Region
  • Ray Ramirez (2011) Gulf Coast Region
  • Julie Flores (2010) San Antonio Region
  • H-E-B Rising Star award (awarded to pharmacists with less than 10 years experience – 2022 awardee is Chris Mowen, 2014
  • Dr. Christopher Alvarado (’10) was selected as 2015 Pharmacist of the Year by the Texas Pharmacy Association. He was also selected as 2013 Texas Pharmacy Association Young Pharmacist of the Year.
  • Dr. Corey Cooper ('10) was named Corporate Director of Pharmacy at Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Dr.'s Rebeca Lopez and Rebekah Benitez (’16) have joined the FSOP faculty, while Dr. Harneal Diocee ('21) is in his second year of UIW FSOP Pharmacotherapy Residency.
  • Dr. Felix Nguyen (’11) served as Executive Resident for the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations.
  • Drs. Andrew Noonan ('10) and Michael Weissling ('11) opened Gruene Road Pharmacy in 2013.

UIW Students Pursuing Residency (updated 8/01/2022)

2021-2022 Match Year

  • PGY1: 31 students pursued residency; 12 students matched, 38.7% match rate (with non-participants; 12/19 matched [63.16%] when excluding non-participants)
  • PGY2: 5 students pursued residency; 4 students matched, 80% match rate (with non-participants); 4 of 5 matched excluding non-participants (80%)
2021 - 2022 Match Year
Last Name First Name Program Year Program
Aguilar Erica PGY1 Corpus Christi Medical Center
Arizpe Anthony PGY1 VA Texas Valley Costal Bend Health Care System
Baik Sharon PGY1 Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s- San Antonio
Barrera Audry PGY1 Ochsner Clinic Foundation (Ochsner Health)
Diep Nhi PGY1 Ochsner Clinic Foundation (Ochsner Health)
Escamilla Jesus PGY1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fields John D PGY1 Houston Methodist Hospital
Kerai Asad PGY1 HEB Pharmacy/University of Texas at Austin
Lee Eunice PGY1 University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Health
Milligan Marina PGY1 South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Palacios Roxana PGY1 Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Zeilmann Dominik PGY1 Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s-San Antonio
Tabet Natalie PGY2 UMass Memorial Medical Center
Dankert Kennedy PGY2 Carolinas Medical Center (Atrium Health)
Kaihlanen Anna PGY2 Renown Regional Medical Center
Diocee Harneal PGY2 UIW Feik School of Pharmacy Pharmacotherapy Residency Program, San Antonio, TX

2020-2021 Match Year

  • PGY1: 23 students pursued residency; 8 students matched, 34.8% match rate (with non-participants; 8/17 matched [47%] when excluding non-participants)
  • PGY2: 14 students pursued residency; 6 students matched, 42.8% match rate (with non-participants); 6 of 9 matched excluding non-participants (66.7%)
2020-2021 Match Year
Last Name First Name Program Year Program
Carter Justin PGY1 University Health, San Antonio, TX
Dankert Kennedy PGY1 Cleveland Clinic – Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Diocee Harneal PGY1 and 2 UIW Feik School of Pharmacy Pharmacotherapy Residency Program, San Antonio, TX
Kaihlanen Anna PGY1 Corpus Christi Medical Center, Corpus Christi, TX
Le Tu PGY1 Valley Baptist Medical Center, Brownsville, TX
Martinez Yolanda PGY1 and 2 – Health System Admin and Leadership/Masters Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston, TX
Tabet Natalie PGY1 Kent Hospital, Warwick, RI
Tunstall Shane’e PGY1 AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Abarintos Hope PGY2 – Pediatrics University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
Furney Terra PGY2 – Oncology South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX
Harb Gaielle PGY2 – Infectious Diseases South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX
Kaur Satwinder PGY2 – Infectious Diseases Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Kim Subin PGY2 – Ambulatory Care Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Homewood, AL
Shedd Mikali PGY2 – Emergency Medicine Orlando Regional Medical Center – Orlando Health, Orlando, FL

UIW Feik School of Pharmacy General Information

  • Average Class Size: 100 Students
  • Number of student organizations: 10 organizations
  • Campus Mission: Faith-based institution supporting the core values of Faith, Truth, Service, Innovation and Education
  • Mascot: Red the Cardinal
  • School Colors: Red, White and Black

Founded in 2004, the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) provides a high quality education to students pursuing a Doctorate of Pharmacy while carrying on the original Mission of the Sisters. FSOP is the only faith-based School of Pharmacy in the state of Texas, and received the maximum re-accreditation renewal granted by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

University of the Incarnate Word and the School of Pharmacy are located near the heart of downtown San Antonio in the scenic Alamo Heights area. Brackenridge Park, the San Antonio Zoo, Japanese Tea Gardens, Witte Museum of History and Natural Science and the McNay Art Museum are all close by.

The beautiful 154-acre campus itself is an academic oasis for learning and growth. Students enjoy the picturesque campus adorned with oak and pecan trees and the headwaters of the San Antonio River, a natural spring at the heart of the UIW Main Campus. The waters of the San Antonio River flow through the University of the Incarnate Word campus as well.

UIW Feik School of Pharmacy Statistics

Many individuals inquire about the average exam scores for admitted students including a demographic breakdown of the population. The following statistics reflect that information:

Fall 2022 Professional Pharmacy 1 st Year (P1) Profile

  • Average Overall GPA: 3.34
  • Average Math/Science GPA: 3.29
  • Number enrolled: 78

Demographic Breakdown

Student Gender: 63% female; 37% male

  • Ethnic Breakdown:
    • Asian/Pacific Islander: 13.0%
    • Black, Non-Hispanic: 6.0%
    • Hispanic/Latino: 49.0%
    • White, Non-Hispanic: 23.0%
    • Native American Indian: 1.0%
    • Multi-Racial: 8.0%
    • Average age when starting program: 25

In addition to a beautiful campus location, committed professors in the classroom, amazing international opportunities, and state-of-the-art facilities, University of the Incarnate Word is a prominent leader in developing students who are prepared to take on the world.