We do not participate with PharmCAS, please apply directly to Wilkes University School of Pharmacy. Information can be found at http://www.wilkes.edu/pharm.
Published Survey
Submission Number: 4177
Submission ID: 125
Submission UUID: 771288cf-c43f-4fad-95cf-414bb7a6a213
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Sun, 09/01/2019 - 15:25
Completed: Fri, 06/12/2020 - 13:48
Changed: Fri, 06/12/2020 - 14:35

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

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Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Banner Image:: Wilkespharmacy.jpg
If you need to post a notification below your institution name, please enter it here::
We do not participate with PharmCAS, please apply directly to Wilkes University School of Pharmacy.  Information can be found at http://www.wilkes.edu/pharm.

Institution Address:
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Street 1: 84 West South Street
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City: Wilkes-Barre 
State: Pennsylvania
Zip: 18766
Country: United States

Program Location:: Pennsylvania
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Karen Atiyeh
  Title: Assistant to the Dean for Student Affairs
  Office: School of Pharmacy 
  Phone (Work): 570-408-4298
  Email: karen.atiyeh@wilkes.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://wilkes.edu/pharm

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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:: There is no application fee.
Application Deadline - For non-PharmCAS participating schools only.: January 15, 2021
Application Deadline Description::
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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::
- n/a

Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines?: No
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)
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?: Not Required
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:: Early assurance 


Last Entering Class
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Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class:: 67

Upcoming Entering Class
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Anticipated number of Total Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class:: 72
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class:: 55

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?: Yes
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs: :
We offer a Spanish Concentration and Public Health Concentration.  Students can earn second degree in any major or minor offered at Wilkes University.  


Program Description
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Program Description:
The Wilkes University School of Pharmacy provides a dynamic, challenging and comprehensive curriculum, focused on the future, that will serve as the foundation for life long learning and practice. Our graduates will be able to provide quality patient care in a wide range of health systems, in metropolitan and rural areas, and will be potential leaders in the profession.

https://www.wilkes.edu/pharm


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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.5
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.5
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants::
We do not accept grade replacements for grades 2.0 or higher.  

Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 62
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 37
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Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants::
If a student has not earned a BS or BA all general education requirements must be completed.  


Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: General Biology with lab
Semester Hours (Min): 8
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Oral Communications
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Economics
Course Title: Microeconomics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry with lab
Semester Hours (Min): 8
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: General Physics
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Statistics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry with lab
Semester Hours (Min): 8

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
All prerequisites must be completed by the spring of the year prior to admission.  

Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
Candidates that have summer courses to complete may apply for summer admission or for the waitlist.

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

Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements::
N/A


PCAT and Other Tests
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Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy:: Required
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:: {Empty}
Additional PCAT information::
March/July/September/October/ November.  January test not accepted.

Minimum composite PCAT score considered:: 25
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


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?: Yes
 If yes, how many evaluations are required?: Three (3)

Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.:
Clergy: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Co-Worker: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Employer: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Faculty Advisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Family Member: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Friend: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Health Care Professional: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Politician: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Pre-Health Advisor: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Professor (Liberal Arts): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Math): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Supervisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Teaching Assistant: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: No

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: No

Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations::
http://www.wilkes.edu/pharm


Residency
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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::
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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, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad):: Do not send any foreign transcript documentation. School only considers U.S. credentials. If you have completed your course prerequisites at a foreign institution, you may be ineligible for admission to these particular pharmacy programs. 
Other clarifying information, if necessary::
http://www.wilkes.edu/pharm

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: :
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Interviews
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Interview Format:: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
Required on-site interview.

http://www.wilkes.edu/pharm

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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::
$300.00 nonrefundable.


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
- August 24, 2020

Additional details for accepted applicants::
http://www.wilkes.edu/pharm

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