Published Survey
Submission Number: 4174
Submission ID: 122
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Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Thu, 08/29/2019 - 07:40
Completed: Fri, 06/12/2020 - 12:02
Changed: Fri, 06/12/2020 - 14:02

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Institution Address:
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Street 1: 100 Campus Drive
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City: Weatherford
State: Oklahoma
Zip: 73096
Country: United States

Program Location:: Oklahoma
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Dr. David Ralph
  Title: Dean, College of Pharmacy
  Office: CPP 304
  Phone (Work): 580-774-3191
  Email: david.ralph@swosu.edu
- Name: Dr. Les Ramos
  Title: Associate Dean, College of Pharmacy
  Office: CPP 303
  Phone (Work): 580-774-3272
  Email: les.ramos@swosu.edu
- Name: Lyanna Schultz
  Title: Admissions Counselor
  Office: CPP 300
  Phone (Work): 580-774-3127
  Email: lyanna.schultz@swosu.edu

Institutional Website::
- http://www.swosu.edu

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Program Application Deadline
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Application Deadline:
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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

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::
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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)
Program Structure:
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What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum?: * 2 - 4

Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions?: Not Required
Alternative Enrollment Options:
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Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available?: No


Last Entering Class
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Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class:: 73

Upcoming Entering Class
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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

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? : 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: :
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Program Description
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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.


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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.50
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.50
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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
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Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition I
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: American Government & Politics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: U.S. History
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Computer Science
Course Title: Computer & Information Access
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Applied Calculus
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Principles of Biology w/lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology w/lab
Semester Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Anatomy
Course Title: Human Anatomy w/lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I w/lab
Semester Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I w/lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: General Physics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Psychology
Course Title: General Psychology
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Economics
Course Title: Introduction to Macroeconomics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: World History, World Cultural Geography, or Introduction to Humanities
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Public Speaking
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Intro to Music, Art Survey, Literature, Philosophy
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry II w/Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition II
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry II w/Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 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

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?: We are not a participating PharmCAS institution

Supplemental Application Fee:
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Will your institution require a supplemental application fee?: We are not a participating PharmCAS institution

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PCAT and Other Tests
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Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy:: Optional
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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
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.: Yes
If yes, select which other admission tests you accept or require:: ACT, SAT


Observation Hours
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Observation Hours Required:
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Does your program require pharmacy observation hours?: No


Evaluations (Letters of Reference)
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Evaluations Required:
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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

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : No Answer

Composite Letters:
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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.


Residency
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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.


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, 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::
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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: :
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Interviews
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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.

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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::
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

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Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?: No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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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