A PharmD in 3 years, and up to $20,000 in scholarship!

We are offering several merit-based scholarship for the class enrolling for Fall 2022.

  • Awarded on the basis of an applicant’s potential to be an exemplary pharmacist. 
  • No scholarship application process . Applicants must have verified PharmCAS applications to the UMES-SOP to qualify for consideration.
  • Recipients will be offered a scholarship upon being accepted into the program. 
  • Scholarship awards may be applied toward tuition and fees.

Contact us at 410-621-2292 or for more information or meet with our admissions experts virtually every Tuesdays.


Impressive First-Time NAPLEX Pass Rates

For the third year in a row, the UMES SOP has the highest first-time NAPLEX pass rate among the HBCU pharmacy programs nationwide.

Pass Rates for First-time Attempts on the NAPLEX*

HBCU Schools of Pharmacy 2018 2019 2020
University of Maryland Eastern Shore 96.23% 87.23% 84.21%
Florida A&M University 75.00% 82.79% 83.33%
Hampton University 72.73% 65.00% 55.00%
Howard University 85.96% 68.89% 77.78%
Texas Southern University 88.57% 81.82% 83.08%
Xavier University of Louisiana 75.00% 82.91% 75.00%

*The North American Pharmacy Licensure Exam (NAPLEX) measures the pharmacist candidate’s knowledge of the practice of pharmacy.  The NAPLEX is one component of the pharmacist licensing process used by the states as an assessment of a candidate’s competence to practice.

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