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Contact Information

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3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Student Service Center
Fort Worth
Texas
76107
United States
Texas
  • Name: Mike Cooley
    Title: Recruitment and Admissions Associate
    Office: UNTHSC Office of Admissions & Recruitment
    Phone (Work): 817-735-2003
    Email: admissions@unthsc.edu
Yes

Program Application Deadline

May 2, 2022
UNTHSC College of Pharmacy recommends allowing up to 4 weeks for PharmCAS to complete coursework verification and processing. Consider your goal to "submit" your application 1 month prior to the deadline listed.
October 1, 2021
Early access to scholarship opportunities ($50K in scholarships available for Early Decision applicants)
$500 seat deposit waived
PCAT waived
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
  • None
No
Public
Yes
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Early assurance
Yes

Last Entering Class

103
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MPH (Public Health), PharmD/MS (Master of Science), PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
No
Yes

Program Description

The UNT System College of Pharmacy is a part of the University of North Texas Health Science Center. It is a graduate-level institution of the University of North Texas System, located on a 33-acre campus in the Cultural Arts District of Fort, Worth, Texas. The UNT Health Science Center consists of six colleges. The institution offers degrees in Medical Doctor MD Program, DO Osteopathic Medicine, Public Health, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant studies and Biomedical Sciences. The Texas State Legislature approved The UNT System College of Pharmacy on September 1, 2011. Its' first class was seated in fall 2013 and graduated in May 2017. Full Accreditation Summer 2017.

https://www.unthsc.edu/college-of-pharmacy/

All questions related to our pharmacy program, please email admissions@unthsc.edu or call 817-735-2003.
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.50
2.50
All pre-requisites need to be completed with a C or better. If a course is repeated, all attempts are used in the calculation of the GPA.
72
39
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science Accept any 4-hour Biology course for science majors with lab 4
Biology/Biological Science Accept any 4-hour Biology course for science majors with lab 4
Microbiology Microbiology with lab 4
Anatomy Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab OR Anatomy with lab (a stand-alone Anatomy course will be accepted). A stand-alone Physiology course will NOT be accepted. A&P II will NOT be accepted. 4
Biology/Biological Science Genetics* (for science majors) *Will accept Molecular Biology or Biochemistry in lieu of Genetics 3
Chemistry General Chemistry I with Lab (for science majors) 4
Chemistry General Chemistry II with Lab (for science majors) 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I with Lab (for science majors) 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II with Lab (for science majors) 4
Physics Physics with Lab (Math based - Algebra/Calculus for science majors) 4
Math Calculus I (Pre-Calculus will NOT be accepted in lieu of Calculus) 3
Statistics Statistics (Elementary Probability Statistics or Elementary Statistical Methods preferred) 3
English Composition / Writing English Composition I 3
English Composition / Writing English Composition II 3
Humanities Literature we accept any sophomore-level literature 3
Humanities U.S. History I 3
Humanities U.S. History II 3
Humanities Political Science (U.S. Government) OR U.S. Constitution OR American Government 3
Humanities Fine Arts & Humanities elective 3
Social/Behavioral Science Social & Behavioral Science elective (i.e., Economics, Psychology, Sociology) 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Public Speaking 3
All prerequisites need to be completed by the end of Summer Session 1 (5-week session)
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Science courses offered online must be for-science majors and have the lab component included.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Pass/Fail course grades are currently acceptable to the College of Pharmacy due to academic impacts of Covid-19.
General Education Prerequisites Exemption – If you have (or will complete in May 2021) a Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, you may claim an exemption from the General Education Prerequisites. If you claim the General Education Prerequisites Exemption then only your Math and Science prerequisite coursework will be included in the GPA calculation. IMPORTANT – Claiming the General Education Prerequisites Exemption is optional. If you choose to claim the General Education Prerequisites Exemption, you must have a 2.5 GPA or higher in your Math & Science coursework to be considered for an interview.

Please see important information regarding completion of prerequisites in Summer Session I on our website (https://www.unthsc.edu/college-of-pharmacy/prerequisite-coursework/).
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
Yes
$50.00
UNTHSC College of Pharmacy requires a supplemental application fee. All documents and questions are managed through the PharmCAS application.
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
Not required, please report PCAT scores if taken to be considered as part of the holistic review. PCAT scores can help your application.
N/A
No
Yes

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
It is strongly recommended to have community/volunteer service and pharmacy/healthcare experience. This could strengthen your application.
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Recommended but not required
No
Recommended but not required
No
LOR's must be from a person who has preferably known you over six (6) months and can accurately comment on your academic, volunteer, and or employment experiences and attributes. Letters of recommendation from family members and friends will not be accepted.
Yes

Residency

Yes
Yes
UNT System College of Pharmacy in Fort Worth, Texas, is offering scholarships and awards. Non-residents awarded a $1,000 competitive scholarship from UNT HSC may also be eligible for in-state tuition, which may be a savings of up to $16,000 per year.
Yes

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Required documents for international applicants
International applicants must submit the following:
1. PharmCAS application
2. $50 Supplemental Application fee
3. An official transcript evaluation. Applicants with overseas transcripts must secure a course-by-course evaluation by World Education Services, Inc. (submitted through PharmCAS)
4. Syllabi and catalog course descriptions (submitted through PharmCAS in the Program Materials Section under Documents) for the specific courses you anticipate meeting prerequisite courses
5. See English Language Proficiency Requirements below

DACA students: Please reach out to our office for application instructions.
Yes
ELP Requirements
Proficiency in English is required. See UNTHSC website for current language minimums. Submit scores to PharmCAS. *Other ELP assessments may be used, please contact the office admissions.

Students (excluding F-1/J-1 students) who have completed at least 60 semester credit hours at an accredited United States university or college will not be required to submit passing TOEFL scores.

No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Not sure at this time
Interviews begin 9/2021, Interview day is half-day (4) hours in length. Applicants must provide a photo ID, passport or U.S. Permanent Resident Card (if required) at check-in. For more detailed information see our website at the link below.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Seat deposit of $500 is required by given deadline provided on correspondence and enrollment/residency documents (forms sent by the Director of Admissions).

$500 will be applied to their 2020 fall tuition and fees. Seat deposit fees are non-refundable.
  • Aug 15, 2022
Relevant webpage will be shared with admitted students upon admission decision.
No
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No
Yes