Institutional Research


AACP's office of institutional research and effectiveness (OIRIE) gathers, analyzes and summarizes data related to the pharmacy schools accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The OIRIE functions include:

  • Administration and reporting of national, peer and institutional survey results
  • Communicating survey data through infographics and interactive Tableau dashboards
  • Development and provision of technical support for the Assessment and Accreditation Management System (AAMS), in conjunction with ACPEAssessment and Accreditation Management System (AAMS)


OIRIE’s annual surveys include:

  • Curriculum Quality Surveys (graduating student, faculty, alumni, and preceptor)
  • Application Pool, Enrollments and Degrees Conferred Surveys
  • Roster and Faculty Salary Survey
  • Tuition Survey
  • Survey of Vacant Budgeted and Lost Faculty Positions
  • Financial Survey

Student pharmacists, faculty and administrators, higher education organizations, and the federal government use these data to study trends and make decisions regarding pharmacy education. 

AACP Data Policy - These policies address the the ownership of data, the nature of data with respect to sensitivity and confidentiality, and the roles and responsibilities of individuals with access to data. Learn more about OIRIE in the infographic: What We Do.

AACP Survey System

AACP’s survey system is an institutional member benefit that provides schools with the ability to administer surveys, submit survey data and run customized benchmarking reports. Access to the system is controlled by each institution’s survey coordinator. Access the system via the link above.

Currently open surveys

  • The 2021 Graduating Student and Faculty Surveys are open and will close on June 30th. Please administer these surveys through the AACP Survey System.
  • The 2021-22 Tuition Survey is open and past due. Please complete this survey through the AACP Survey System.
  • The AACP 2021-21 Roster and Faculty Survey opened on June 21st. Opening memos were sent to CEO deans. The survey will close August 10th. If you have any questions regarding this survey please contact
  • The 2021 Alumni and Preceptor Surveys are open and will close on August 31st. Please administer these surveys through the AACP Survey System.