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Submission Number: 4186
Submission ID: 134
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Institution Name Xavier University of Louisiana
College or School Name College of Pharmacy
Short Name Xavier U Louisiana
Banner Image: Xavier COP.jpg
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Street 1 1 Drexel Drive
Street 2
Street 3
City New Orleans
State Louisiana
Zip 70125
Country United States
Program Location: Louisiana
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
What is the final (enforced) application deadline for your program? April 3, 2023
Final Application Deadline Description:
What is the priority application deadline for your program? None
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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? Private
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
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 109
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Target number of Pharm.D. seats for the upcoming P1 entering class: 130
Maximum number of Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 150
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 0
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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? No
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description The mission of the Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy is to prepare pharmacists to impact the medically underserved communities, particularly African Americans, in an effort to eliminate health disparities through patient-centered care, community service, and scholarly work.

The clinical component is designed to develop graduates skilled in monitoring and evaluating drug therapy, providing drug distribution, providing drug information to other members of the health care team and to the public and effectively relating to patients and to other health care professionals.

The college provides an opportunity to engage in meaningful scientific research as preparation for further study in the pharmaceutical and clinical sciences.

To be eligible for the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree, a student must have pursued college level work for six years (four of these in the College of Pharmacy) and have completed a minimum of 57 semester hours of pre-pharmacy course work. The student must have a 2.00 grade point average for courses attempted in the four-year professional curriculum.

https://www.xula.edu/mainacademics/collegeprogram/collegeofpharmacy/college-of-pharmacy-admissions-process.html
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum Overall GPA: 2.75
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: 2.75
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants:
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 57
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 39
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:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
List of Course Prerequisites:
Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I 3
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I Lab 1
Biology/Biological Science General Biology II 3
Biology/Biological Science General Biology II Lab 1
Microbiology General Microbiology 3
Microbiology General Microbiology Lab 1
Chemistry General Chemistry I 3
Chemistry General Chemistry I Lab 1
Chemistry General Chemistry II 3
Chemistry General Chemistry II Lab 1
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
Physics General Physics 3
Physics General Physics Lab 1
Math Calculus 4
Statistics Biostatistics 3
English Composition / Writing Comp & Rhet (English) 3
English Composition / Writing Comp & Literature 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Fund of Public Speaking 3
Ethics Health Ethics 3
Social/Behavioral Science Introduction to Psychology or Sociology 3
Humanities Theology 3
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? All prerequisites coursework must be completed prior to entering fall 2023.
Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Not sure at this time
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Not sure at this time
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Enter any additional information regarding online course prerequisites: If no letter grade is an option
Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites: If no letter grade is an option
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: **General ethics courses will not be considered in fulfillment of the health ethics requirement at Xavier University of Louisiana. Transfer credit for PHIL 2400 Health Ethics must be a comparable course in either bioethics, medical ethics or health ethics; through a philosophy department.

***The required Theology course must have been offered through a Theology or Religion department. Courses offered through other departments such as History, English, Philosophy, or Humanities will have to be approved by Xavier's Theology Department before it is accepted.

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses for non-science majors will not be accepted by the College of Pharmacy.

The College of Pharmacy will not accept any independent study courses.

Grade of "C-" is not acceptable. Applicant must repeat the course if they receive a "C-".

Not all Statistics courses are equivalent to Biostatistics. Applicant must submit the "Course Substitution Form found on XUCOP website.
Link to additional course prerequisites information:
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? No
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee? No
Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements: Once the PharmCAS application is complete, the College of Pharmacy will invite qualified applicants to submit a supplemental application to Xavier University College of Pharmacy.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Not Required or Considered
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:
Additional PCAT information:
Minimum composite PCAT score considered:
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
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Faculty Advisor: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: REQUIRED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Any Subject Area): NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? Not Accepted
What is your college/school policy on composite letters? Not Accepted
Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations: The College of Pharmacy requires each applicant to submit three recommendation forms. The applicant should select three faculty members or two faculty members and an employer to complete the forms. All recommendations are due no later than March 1, 2021.

The faculty recommendations must come from physical/life science or math instructors who have taught the applicant at the college level. The employer recommendation must come from someone who has served as an immediate supervisor to the applicant.

Please note the following regarding the recommendation forms:
- The College of Pharmacy will not accept letters of recommendation in place of the approved form.
- The College of Pharmacy will not accept recommendations from relatives.

https://www.xula.edu/mainacademics/collegeprogram/collegeofpharmacy/college-of-pharmacy-admissions-process.html
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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
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:
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: https://www.xula.edu/mainacademics/collegeprogram/collegeofpharmacy/copfaqs.html

https://www.xula.edu/mainacademics/collegeprogram/collegeofpharmacy/college-of-pharmacy-admissions-process.html
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
Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Does the institution offer an online interview option? Yes, but only if the campus is closed to visitors
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: Students who satisfy the following minimum requirements will be considered for an interview:
- Completion of the on-line application and required documents by the stated deadline
- Pre-pharmacy grade point average of 2.75
- Math-Science grade point average of 2.75

All interviews will occur during the Fall and Spring semesters. Interview will be schedule by telephone.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description: https://www.xula.edu/mainacademics/collegeprogram/collegeofpharmacy/college-of-pharmacy-admissions-process.html
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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: The required $500.00 acceptance deposit is nonrefundable.
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class: 2023-08-21
Additional details for accepted applicants:
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation? Yes
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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
Admin Status Published
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AACP Institution Number 2500
SIDS 134