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Institution Name Southwestern Oklahoma State University
College or School Name School of Pharmacy
Short Name Southwestern Oklahoma St U
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Street 1 100 Campus Drive
Street 2
Street 3
City Weatherford
State Oklahoma
Zip 73096
Country United States
Program Location: Oklahoma
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
What is the application deadline for your program? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
Application fee for PharmD (first professional) program for non-PharmCAS schools only: $75.00
Application Deadline - For non-PharmCAS participating schools only. August 20, 2020
Application Deadline Description: SWOSU College of Pharmacy admits 2 times a year spring and fall. The application deadline for Spring 2021 is August 20, 2020 and the application deadline for Fall 2021 is January 15, 2021.
Does your institution participate in Early Decision? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
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? Public
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? * 2 - 4
Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions? Not Required
Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available? No
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 73
Anticipated number of Total 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
Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? Yes
If yes, check all that apply: PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above? No
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs:
Program Description The COP offers the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree, which is a 2 + 4 program. Students must complete 2 years of pre-professional study, which includes general education courses as well as prescriptive courses in biology, chemistry, physics, and math. This is followed by 4 years in the COP at SWOSU in the professional Pharm.D. program, which includes didactic and experiential courses in the pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice as well as a final year of full-time structured advanced pharmacy practice experiences at off-campus pharmacy practice sites. The Admissions Committee rely heavily on interview criteria, objective data, performance in required math and science courses, overall GPA, PCAT scores, and ACT or SAT scores are significant. Students are admitted to the professional Pharm.D. program in the Fall and Spring. Approximately eighty-five students are admitted to the professional Pharm.D. program each year. Faculty in the COP provide instruction in all the courses in the professional Pharm.D. program. Graduates of the COP at SWOSU continue to perform above average on the NAPLEX, the national licensing examination for pharmacy.
Program Description Video:
Minimum Overall GPA: 2.50
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: 2.50
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants:
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 67
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 37
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:
List of Course Prerequisites:
Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing English Composition I 3
Humanities American Government & Politics 3
Humanities U.S. History 3
Computer Science Computer & Information Access 3
Math Applied Calculus 3
Biology/Biological Science Principles of Biology w/lab 4
Microbiology Microbiology w/lab 5
Anatomy Human Anatomy w/lab 4
Chemistry General Chemistry I w/lab 5
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I w/lab 4
Physics General Physics 3
Psychology General Psychology 3
Economics Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
Humanities World History, World Cultural Geography, or Introduction to Humanities 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Public Speaking 3
Humanities Intro to Music, Art Survey, Literature, Philosophy 3
Chemistry General Chemistry II w/Lab 5
English Composition / Writing English Composition II 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II w/Lab 4
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? All Math and Science courses must be completed prior to beginning the professional program.
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: You can be admitted lacking up to 6 general education hours. You have 1 year to complete after beginning the professional program.
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? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements:
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:
Additional PCAT information: SWOSU College of Pharmacy will NOT require the PCAT for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 admissions. We will consider all PCAT scores on file as supplemental to enhance your applicaton.
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: ACT, SAT
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? No
Are evaluations (letters of reference) required by your institution? No
Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: ACCEPTED
  • Friend: ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: 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: SWOSU College of Pharmacy does not consider any letters of recommendation in the admission process.
Is preference given to state residents? No
Is preference given to residents of other states? Yes
Additional information about the program’s state residency requirements: Qualified residents from the following states are considered - Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas.
Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)? Yes
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission: US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad): Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Other clarifying information, if necessary:
Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores? No
If the TOEFL is required for non-native English speakers, provide additional details about the requirement below:
Interview Format: Other interview format
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: The Admissions Committee will decide whether you receive an interview or not based on your Test scores and your GPA's. We typically interview twice as many as we admit. The interview is conducted by 1 pharmacy instructor and 1 pharmacy student. There is a 30 minute written section.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:
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: SWOSU College of Pharmacy requires a nonrefundable $500.00 deposit. This deposit will go towards their tuition for the semester in which they are admitted.
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:
  • August 17, 2020
Additional details for accepted applicants:
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation? No
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
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