Priority Application Deadline: October 1, 2021
Regular Decision Application Deadline: March 1, 2022
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Contact Information
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Priority Application Deadline:  October 1, 2021  
Regular Decision Application Deadline:  March 1, 2022

Institution Address:
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Street 1: 1010 W Ave B 
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City: Kingsville 
State: Texas
Zip: 78363
Country: United States

Program Location:: Texas
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Office of Student Affairs
  Phone (Work): 361-221-0646
  Email: cop-admissions@tamu.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://www.pharmacy.tamhsc.edu/

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Program Application Deadline
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Final Application Deadline:
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What is the final (enforced) application deadline for your program?: March 1, 2022
Final Application Deadline Description::
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Priority Application Deadline:
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What is the priority application deadline for your program? : October 1, 2021
Describe any requirements or incentives for applicants who apply by the priority deadline. :
•	Abbreviated process (Deadline early October, Interviews late October, Receive decision by early November)
•	$250 Non-refundable Admission Deposit, if offered admissions
•	First round of interviews (All 120 seats available)

*The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy reserves the right to defer applications from the priority application to the regular application process. If this should occur, applicants are informed in writing.



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Program Information
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Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below:: Full Accreditation 
Satellite/Branch campuses::
- The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy has two campuses located in Kingsville, TX and College Station, TX. 

Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines?: No
Is your institution public or private?: Public
Is your institution part of an academic health center?: Yes
Academic Term Type:: Semester (2 terms per academic year)
Program Structure:
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What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum?: * 4

Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions?: Preferred
Alternative Enrollment Options:
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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 

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Last Entering Class
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Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class:: 113
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Dual and Concurrent Degrees
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Dual Degree:
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Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? : No

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: :
The Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy has partnered with the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville to provide professional student pharmacists with an opportunity to earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) while working towards a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree.  For more information, please visit our website at https://pharmacy.tamu.edu/pharmd/pharmd-mba.html 

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Program Description
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Program Description:
Howdy future Aggie!

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy offers a four year Pharm.D. program that is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Since opening in 2006, the College has grown to include two campuses, Kingsville and College Station, and has climbed in the Best Grad Schools and Pharmacy Schools rankings compiled by the U.S. News & World Report.

As the first health professions program established south of San Antonio, the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy proudly pursues its mission to recruit and train talented and caring pharmacists who provide excellent patient care and serve as catalysts for advancing the practice of pharmacy. Students enrolled in our program begin applying what they have learned in the classroom in their second year by participating in community practice and hospital pharmacy rotations. This experiential learning continues in the third year and culminates with completing at least six, six week rotations during the fourth year. 

Future students may be accepted into the Kingsville or College Station campus of the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy; both of which have unique training and educational opportunities. The Kingsville campus is located at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) and the College Station campus is located at Texas A&M University. Both campuses offer a wide-range of student services, extra-curricular activities and student organizations.

Aspects of our Pharm.D. program to consider when deciding on a pharmacy school:
•	Low tuition and fees 
•	High quality education 
•	Experiential education 
•	Interprofessional 
•	Student support 

We are excited that you are considering the Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy to pursue your pharmacy education and encourage you to contact us at cop-admissions@tamu.edu if you have any questions. Become a part of the Aggie Family and apply today!



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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.75
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.75
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Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 72
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 35
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 108
Total number of basic science college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 52.5
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Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus 1
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Statistics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: College Physics I/Lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: General Biology I/ Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: General Biology II/ Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I/Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry II/ Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology/Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Molecular Biology or Genetics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I/Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry II/ Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English composition I
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English composition II
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Speech Communication
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Other
Course Title: Art, Music, Theater, other Visual or Performing Arts
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Humanities, Literature, Philosophy, Modern or Classical Language/Literature, Anthropology, Geography, or Cultural Studies
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Social/Behavioral Science
Course Title: Sociology, Psychology, Economics or Computer Science
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Other
Course Title: History, U.S. and Texas
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Other
Course Title: History, U.S. and Texas
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Other
Course Title: Political Sciences, U.S. and Texas
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Other
Course Title: Political Sciences, U.S. and Texas
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
All prerequisite coursework must be satisfactorily completed (a C or higher) by the end of Summer Session I the year of matriculation. 


Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?:
Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes

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Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?:
Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Varies
Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Varies

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Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
Prerequisite coursework completed five or more calendar years prior to applying must be retaken unless the applicant has earned a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Additionally, a grade of C or higher must be earned in all prerequisite coursework (grades of C- are not accepted). All prerequisite courses must be taken at a fully accredited institution.  For more information about prerequisites and course equivalencies, please visit https://pharmacy.tamu.edu/pharmd/apply.html#tab-panel-2.

Link to additional course prerequisites information:: https://pharmacy.tamu.edu/pharmd/apply.html#tab-panel-2
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Supplemental Materials
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Supplemental Requirements:
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Does your institution require applicants to submit a supplemental application or supplemental materials directly to the institution and outside of PharmCAS?: Yes
Link to Supplemental Instructions: : https://bamf.tamhsc.edu/2/login;jsessionid=A1D6333537403934D4DD063434D954CE

Supplemental Application Fee:
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Will your institution require a supplemental application fee?: Yes
If yes, please enter the dollar amount:: $100 Non-refundable 
Link to supplemental fee form or instructions:: https://pharmacy.tamu.edu/pharmd/apply.html#tab-panel-1

Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements::
A Supplemental Application and $100 non-refundable application fee must be submitted online. Note: the Supplemental Application does not take the place of the required PharmCAS Application fee, both of which must be completed and submitted by the deadline.

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PCAT and Other Tests
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Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy:: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:: https://pharmacy.tamu.edu/pharmd/apply.html#tab-panel-1
Additional PCAT information::
The TAMU College of Pharmacy has modified the PCAT admissions requirement for the 2021-2022 cycle to be optional, applicants will not be required to take the PCAT. The College of Pharmacy will accept PCAT scores at the discretion of the applicant if they choose to provide them in support of their academic preparedness. An applicant can opt to submit their official PCAT scores as part of the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) application.

Minimum composite PCAT score considered:: 0%
Other Admission Tests:
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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

Observation Hours
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Observation Hours Required:
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Does your program require pharmacy observation hours?: Recommended, but not required
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)
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Evaluations Required:
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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: NOT ACCEPTED
Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
Employer: ACCEPTED
Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
Professor (Liberal Arts): NOT ACCEPTED
Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
Supervisor: ACCEPTED
Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : Not Accepted

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Not Accepted

Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations::
Three PharmCAS recommendation forms.  Two letters of recommendations from college professors (math and/or science ONLY). One letter of recommendation from an employer, adviser, or pharmacist.  Applicants who have not been enrolled in a degree program at a college or university for two or more years must submit three recommendation forms to PharmCAS from a combination of the following categories: professors (math and science); pharmacists; other health care professionals (e.g. medicine, nursing, dentistry); or current and previous employers.    Note: PharmCAS references (LOR), once completed by your recommender, must be submitted directly to PharmCAS as a part of the application process. You may submit your application with pending letters of recommendation. 

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Residency
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Is preference given to state residents?: Yes
Is preference given to residents of other states?: Yes
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

International Applicants
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Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)?: Yes
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission:: US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens
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::
Applicants who are not a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident are classified as international applicants by Texas A&M University.  International applicants are required to submit a foreign credentials transcript evaluation from WES for each international transcript directly to PharmCAS.  Our program only accepts evaluations from WES.

If accepted, an official copy of each international transcript describing all academic programs attempted must be sent directly to the Office of Student Affairs. For more information please visit https://pharmacy.tamu.edu/pharmd/apply.html#tab-panel-5.

Also, students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program at the Texas A&M RCOP participate in experiential activities that require a pharmacist intern license issued by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP). To obtain an intern license, students must possess a valid social security number and provide a copy of their social security card to the TSBP. 


 

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: :
Applicants whose native language is not English are required to earn a TOEFL score of 550 (213 computer based, 80 on the Internet based test) or higher. Scores must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS) to PharmCAS (use code 8246) and TOEFL scores more than 2 years old are not accepted. Students who have completed at least 74 semester credit hours at an accredited U.S. university or college will not be required to submit passing TOEFL scores.

Post-B.S. Pharm.D. Programs for Current Pharmacists
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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

Interviews
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Interview Format:: Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Does the institution offer an online interview option?: Not sure at this time
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
The interview is an additional opportunity for students to demonstrate their capabilities and skills and greatly aids in selecting the best-qualified applicants. Please check our website for the most up to date interview information (dates, location, etc.). 

Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:: https://pharmacy.tamu.edu/pharmd/apply.html#tab-panel-7
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Accepted Applicants
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Deposits:
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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::
$250 non-refundable for Priority Application 
$500 non-refundable for Regular Application 
 
Please note the deposits will be used towards tuition once matriculated. 


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
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Additional details for accepted applicants::
General Orientation: TBA  
First Day of Class: TBA

Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?: No
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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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