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Created: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 21:55
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Institution Name Concordia University Wisconsin
College or School Name School of Pharmacy
Short Name Concordia U Wisconsin
Banner Image: Pharmacy-5492.jpg
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Street 1 12800 N Lake Shore Drive
Street 2
Street 3
City Mequon
State Wisconsin
Zip 53097-2402
Country United States
Program Location: Wisconsin
Admissions Office Contact(s):
  • Name: Kaylan Gaines
    Title: Director of Recruitment & Admissions
    Office: Office of Student Affairs
    Phone (Work): 262-243-2747
    Email: pharmacy@cuw.edu
  • Name: CUWSOP Admissions
    Title: Recruitment & Admissions
    Office: Office of Student Affairs
    Phone (Work): 262-243-2728
    Email: pharmacy@cuw.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, 2023
Final Application Deadline Description:
What is the priority application deadline for your program? None
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? Yes
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? Not Required
Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available? Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply: Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 47
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Target number of Pharm.D. seats for the upcoming P1 entering class: 65
Maximum number of Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 65
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 50
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/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), Other Dual Degrees
If other dual degrees, as defined above, please list: PharmD/MPD (Master of Product Development)
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: Students can gain admission into dual degree programs prior to starting their P1 year or anytime thereafter. All dual-degree options can be completed concurrently with PharmD.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description Located in Mequon, WI on approximately 200 acres of magnificent Lake Michigan shoreline, 15 miles north of downtown Milwaukee, Concordia School of Pharmacy is committed to developing value-based servant leader pharmacists who are dedicated to improving the health of our communities through excellence in teaching, research, service, and practice. Our program offers a student-centered environment that promotes the balance & flexibility for students to build their pharmacy network, gain hands-on practice-based experiences, engage in research, and gain interprofessional practice & education.

Program Highlights:
- Consistently ranked by graduates as a top choice
- Outstanding residency placement success
- ACPE noteworthy program
- AACP award-winning program
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum Overall GPA: N/A
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: N/A
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants:
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 56
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 32
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
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)
Chemistry General Chemistry I with Lab 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry II with Lab 4 6
Biology/Biological Science Biology I with Lab (Human Anatomy or Anat. & Phys would also count) 4 6
Biology/Biological Science Biology II with Lab (Human Anatomy or Anat. & Phys would also count) 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I with Lab 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II with Lab 4 6
Physics Physics I with or without Lab (Algebra or Calc based both acceptable) 3 6
Science/Math Elective(s) One or more advanced science elective course(s) (Examples: Physics II, Physiology, Anatomy, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or other advanced science course.) 5 6
Math Calculus (for math and/or science majors) 3 6
English Composition / Writing English Composition or Writing Course 3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking Course 3 4
Statistics Statistics (Biostats also acceptable) 3 4
General Elective(s) General Education Electives 12
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? Applicants need to complete all required prerequisites prior to enrolling in the PharmD program.
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
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites:
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

PRE-PHARMACY COURSE EQUIVALENCY GUIDES
Please contact us at pharmacy@cuw.edu for an individual transcript evaluation of pre-pharmacy 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: We strongly encourage applicants to consult with the admissions team at pharmacy@cuw.edu to determine if a PCAT score would strengthen their application. PCAT attempts can be sent directly to PharmCAS (code 104) and will be considered by the admissions committee.

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. No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? Recommended, but not required
Please note any additional relevant information:
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? Two (2)
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
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Any Subject Area): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? No Answer
What is your college/school policy on composite letters? No answer
Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations: Concordia University Wisconsin requires two letters of reference to be submitted directly to PharmCAS. References should be able to speak to your academic performance, understanding of the pharmacy profession, and/or character. Choose references who know you well in professional and/or academic settings, such as professors, supervisors, advisors, or pharmacists. Reference letters are reviewed to assess your: character, communication skills, academic ability, motivation and understanding of the pharmacy profession, and commitment to community service.
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
Other clarifying information, if necessary: International students interested in applying to Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy must: Complete the PharmD application process through PharmCAS. Have foreign transcripts evaluated by a foreign evaluation service, as described on the PharmCAS website, and submitted to PharmCAS. Submit a TOEFL or IELTS score to PharmCAS if previous coursework was completed in a language other than English. CUW accepts a minimum score of 79 on TOEFL and 6.5 on IELTS. Complete the pre-pharmacy course requirements. Foreign pharmacy international coursework may partially or fully satisfy the pre-pharmacy course requirements, at the discretion of the associate dean for academic affairs.
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: All non-US citizens with less than ten (10) years of academic experience in an English-speaking environment.
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: Individual applicants with one interviewer, Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Does the institution offer an online interview option? Yes
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: At Concordia School of Pharmacy, our Interview Day is just as much about you getting to know us, as it is about us getting to know you. Interview Day is a half-day program, where you'll meet faculty, staff, and current students and learn more about what makes Concordia School of Pharmacy unique. You'll complete a writing sample, and interview with one or two faculty and/or practicing pharmacists.
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: Accepted applicants are required to submit a $500 seat deposit in order to register for fall coursework. Learn more about seat deposit options at our website: https://www.cuw.edu/academics/schools/pharmacy/admissions/accepted-students.html
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class: 2023-08-28
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? No
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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