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Match Statistics

The 2018 ASHP Match


Summary Results of the Phase I Match for Positions Beginning in 2016

View 2016 Phase I summary statistics by program type.

View 2016 Phase I statistics for residencies and programs.

Applicants

NOTE: These statistics pertain to the matching process only, and therefore exclude 319 PGY2 applicants who obtained positions through the Early Commitment Process

PARTICIPATION

  PGY1 PGY2 Total
 
Applicants Enrolled in the Match

5655 1058 6713
Applicants Who Withdrew or Did Not Return Any Rankings 1046 229 1275
   Reason provided: *
      Obtained a position (newly emerging or unaccredited
          residency, fellowship or employment as pharmacist)

12%

25%
 
      No interview offers or no acceptable programs to rank 35% 22%  
      Other reason (personal, health, etc.)   14% 21%  
      No reason provided   38% 33%  
    * May not sum to 100% due to rounding

Applicants Participating in the Match

4609 829 5438

RANKINGS

  PGY1 PGY2 Total
 
Rankings Submitted by Applicants

18926 2543 21469
Average Number of Rankings Submitted per Applicant

4.1 3.1 4.0
Total Number of Applicant Rankings Divided By Total Number of Programs (this indicates overall rankings per program)

14.3 4.6 11.4
Total Number of Applicant Rankings Divided By Total Number of Positions (this indicates overall rankings per position)

5.7 3.8 5.4
Number of Mutual Rankings (i.e. applicant and program ranked each other)

13475 2081 15556

MATCH RESULTS   *

  PGY1 PGY2 Total
 
Applicants Matched

3041 580 3621
Participating Applicants Not Matched

1569 248 1817
Match Results by Rank on Applicant's List  
        Number of Applicants
Rank   PGY1 PGY2 Total
 
1   1816 371 2187
2   685 129 814
3   281 57 338
4   144 13 157
5 or higher   115 10 125
Total   3041 580 3621


Match Results By Year of Graduation Matched Unmatched Total
 
PGY1 Applicants: 2016 Graduates 2899 1391 4290
  Pre-2016 Graduates 142 178 320
 
PGY2 Applicants: 2015 Graduates 539 213 752
  Pre-2015 Graduates 41 35 76
 
 
*   One PGY2 applicant matched to a PGY1&2 program, and so is counted in this section as a PGY1 applicant
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