When did they change the NAPLEX?

November 2016
In November 2016, the NAPLEX transitioned to a new administration model in which the exam became longer and contained more test questions. All of these changes were part of NABP’s process to ensure that the NAPLEX adequately tests the knowledge, skills, and abilities of entry-level pharmacists.

Is the new NAPLEX adaptive?

The NAPLEX is developed by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) for use by the state boards of pharmacy as part of their assessment of competence to practice pharmacy. It is a computer-adaptive test that provides the most precise measurement of your knowledge and ability in pharmacy.

Is NAPLEX pass fail?

The NAPLEX is a six-hour exam composed of 225 questions that are delivered in a computerized, fixed form. The exam results will be reported as pass or fail, and candidates are allowed five attempts to pass the exam.

What happens if you fail NAPLEX 5 times?

Failure to finish an exam is counted as an attempt. The five attempt limit for the MPJE applies to attempts to pass the MPJE within a single jurisdiction or state. For example, a candidate may attempt to pass the MPJE in State A five times and will also have five attempts for State B.

What is a good score on NAPLEX?

Your NAPLEX Score A scaled score of 75 or better is considered passing. There is no longer a minimum number of questions you must answer to receive a score. Unanswered questions are scored as wrong. You should answer all questions, even if you have to guess.

How much does it cost to retake NAPLEX?

[Note: There is a $285 fee (made payable to the Board of Pharmacy) for retaking the CPJE. There is no Board of Pharmacy fee to retake the NAPLEX.]

What is the pass rate for NAPLEX?

93.9 percent
The pass rate for graduates from the California schools of pharmacy is 89.7 percent. The overall pass rate for the NAPLEX is 93.9 percent. A copy of the Semi-Annual CPJE Statistical Report is provided in Attachment 1.

How much does it cost to take NAPLEX?

Approximately, the cost of taking the NAPLEX is $575 and the fee for the MPJE is $200. This fee increases approximately every 5 years.

How much does it cost to retake the NAPLEX?

What is the NAPLEX pass rate?

National Aggregate First-Time Pass Rates By Year

Year National Attempts National Average
2020 13,313 87.7%
2019 13,697 87.8%
2018 13,924 89.1%
2017 13,907 87.9%

What are K type questions?

K-Type questions, also known as complex items, require students to select combinations of individual response options. Response options are typically a series of true/ false statements, followed by options such as “A and B” or “two of the above” [22] .