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Match Statistics

The 2018 ASHP Match


Summary Results of the Phase I Match for Positions Beginning in 2017

View 2017 Phase I summary statistics by program type.

View 2017 Phase I statistics for residencies and programs.

Applicants

NOTE: These statistics pertain to the matching process only, and therefore exclude 369 PGY2 applicants who obtained positions through the Early Commitment Process.

PARTICIPATION

  PGY1 PGY2 Total
 
Applicants Enrolled in the Match

6035 1010 7045
Applicants Who Withdrew or Did Not Return Any Rankings 1122 171 1293
   Reason provided: *
      Obtained a position (newly emerging or unaccredited
          residency, fellowship or employment as pharmacist)

10%

21%
 
      No interview offers or no acceptable programs to rank 35% 23%  
      Other reason (personal, health, etc.)   14% 24%  
      No reason provided   41% 32%  
    * May not sum to 100% due to rounding

Applicants Participating in the Match

4913 839 5752

RANKINGS

  PGY1 PGY2 Total
 
Rankings Submitted by Applicants

20177 2705 22882
Average Number of Rankings Submitted per Applicant

4.1 3.2 4.0
Total Number of Applicant Rankings Divided By Total Number of (this indicates overall rankings per program)

14.4 4.5 11.4
Total Number of Applicant Rankings Divided By Total Number of Positions (this indicates overall rankings per position)

5.8 3.7 5.4
Number of Mutual Rankings (i.e. applicant and program ranked each other)

14556 2234 16790

MATCH RESULTS   

  PGY1 PGY2 Total
 
Applicants Matched

3235 596 3831
Participating Applicants Not Matched

1678 243 1921
Match Results by Rank on Applicant's List  
        Number of Applicants
Rank   PGY1 PGY2 Total
 
1   1898 381 2279
2   719 125 844
3   325 45 370
4   157 27 184
5 or higher   136 18 154
Total   3235 596 3831


Match Results By Year of Graduation Matched Unmatched Total
 
PGY1 Applicants: 2017 Graduates 3107 1487 4594
  Pre-2017 Graduates 128 191 319
 
PGY2 Applicants: 2016 Graduates 547 214 761
  Pre-2016 Graduates 49 29 78
 
 
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