Applications received by November 1, 2021 will be given scholarship priority.
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Submission Number: 4153
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Created: Mon, 09/16/2019 - 18:49
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Institution Name Fairleigh Dickinson University
College or School Name School of Pharmacy
Short Name Fairleigh Dickinson U
Banner Image: fduh-pharmacy2c.jpg
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Street 1 230 Park Avenue M-SP1-01
Street 2
Street 3
City Florham Park
State New Jersey
Zip 07932
Country United States
Program Location: New Jersey
Admissions Office Contact(s):
  • Name: Tracy Templin
    Title: Director of Admissions and Marketing
    Office: Office of Admissions
    Phone (Work): 973-443-8401
    Email: pharmacy@fdu.edu
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
What is the final (enforced) application deadline for your program? June 1, 2022
Final Application Deadline Description:
What is the priority application deadline for your program? November 1, 2021
Describe any requirements or incentives for applicants who apply by the priority deadline.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below: Full Accreditation
Satellite/Branch campuses:
Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? No
Is your institution public or private? Private
Is your institution part of an academic health center? No
Academic Term Type: Semester (2 terms per academic year)
What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum? * 4
Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions? Preferred
Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 75
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Target number of Pharm.D. seats for the upcoming P1 entering class: 85
Maximum number of Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 85
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 0
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? Yes
If yes, check all that apply: PharmD/MA (Master of Arts), PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPA (Public Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), PharmD/MS (Master of Science), PharmD/MSCR (Clinical Research)
Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above? Yes
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description The Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy is one of only two degree-granting pharmacy schools in New Jersey, and is the first in the state to be associated with a private university.The School's dynamic program of study integrates the very best practices in pharmacy education today. Students will: Have the option to specialize in a concentrated area of study and earn a master's-level degree concurrently with the PharmD degree. Participate in new partnerships with pharmacy leaders in industry, retail, government and hospitals who will provide mentoring, guidance and resources. Benefit from the strengths of a small college environment, yet learn from top-tier faculty in new facilities specifically designed for the School of Pharmacy. The School's pharmacy curriculum, leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree, will expose students to a broad range of views and skills building. It was designed in partnership with stakeholders representing many sectors in health care. At its foundation are courses that provide integration of topics in basic sciences, pathophysiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, therapeutics and patient care. Further distinguishing the curriculum are courses that include topics designed to advance each student's knowledge and skills in human behaviors, communication, informatics, data analytics, medication safety, leadership and individualized patient care. Classroom learning is enhanced by the use of advanced technology. Hybrid and practice experience courses emphasize active learning and give students time for managing their learning opportunities.
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum Overall GPA: 2.75
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: 2.75
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants:
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 76
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 39
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 114
Total number of basic science college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
List of Course Prerequisites:
Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology with laboratory 8 12
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology with laboratory 8 12
Chemistry General Chemistry with laboratory 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry with Laboratory 8 12
Biochemistry Biochemistry 3 5
Physics Physics with laboratory 4 6
Statistics Applied Statistics 3 5
Math Calculus 3 5
English Composition / Writing English 3 5
General Elective(s) Free Electives 28 42
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?
Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Enter any additional information regarding online course prerequisites:
Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites:
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: Economics and Speech or Professional Communication are strongly recommended as a part of free elective coursework.
Link to additional course prerequisites information:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution require applicants to submit a supplemental application or supplemental materials directly to the institution and outside of PharmCAS? No
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee? No
Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:
Additional PCAT information: PCAT or GRE scores are recommended to make an applicatant more competitive but not required.
Minimum composite PCAT score considered: N/A
Do you accept or require other admission tests? Do not include immunization requirement or other similar documentation requirements. Yes
If yes, select which other admission tests you accept or require: GRE
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Are evaluations (letters of reference) required by your institution? Yes
 If yes, how many evaluations are required? Three (3)
Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Math): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation? Yes
What is your college/school policy on composite letters? Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation? Varies
Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations: Three letters of recommendation: two academic references at least one from a science professor; the third can be from anyone that knows you well who is not a relative, so it may be a supervisor or other professional (a pharmacist is highly recommended but not required).
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is preference given to state residents? No
Is preference given to residents of other states? No
Additional information about the program’s state residency requirements:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)? Yes
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission: US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad): Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Other clarifying information, if necessary: A course by course evaluation with a calculated overall grade point average must be sent directly to the college. Foreign Coursework can be evaluated by one of the services listed below:
* Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. P.O. Box 514070 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-3470 (414) 289-3400 https://www.ece.org/
* World Education Services, Inc. P.O. Box 745 Old Chelsea Station New York, New York 10113-0745 (212) 966-6311 https://www.wes.org/
Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores? Yes
If the TOEFL is required for non-native English speakers, provide additional details about the requirement below: Proof of English proficiency is required of all applicants if English is your second language. An applicant can prove English proficiency through one of the following ways: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT (school code 7768) version with a minimum composite score of 90. Completing two college level English composition courses at a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. English as a Second Language (ESL) and English courses offered abroad as foreign language courses are not accepted. For more information please visit our website at: www.fdu.edu/pharmacy
Does the institution offer a post-B.S. Pharm.D. program for current pharmacists in the U.S. or abroad? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Interview Format: Other interview format
Does the institution offer an online interview option? Not sure at this time
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: We believe that the interview should serve as an opportunity for us to learn more about you, but should also serve as a chance for you to gather more information about our program, faculty, staff, curriculum, campus, and anything else you may want to know. The basic itinerary for the day includes a welcome session, three/four mini-interviews with faculty and staff from the School, a campus tour, and a time for a one-on-one question and answer session with a School team member. The day should last about 4-5 hours in total.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is a deposit required to hold an acceptee's place in the class? Yes
Is the deposit refundable for any period of time? No
Enter details on the deposit (e.g. amount) and deposit refund policies: A $500.00 Acceptance Fee is due 14 days following acceptance. A $500.00 Tuition Deposit is due April 1st. Totaling $1000.00.
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:
  • Aug 22, 2022
Additional details for accepted applicants:
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Admin Status Published
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AACP Institution Number 3875
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