The PCAT is optional for those with a overall prerequisite GPA of 3.0 or higher. It is recommended for those under a 3.0.
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Institution Name Wingate University - Hendersonville, NC
College or School Name School of Pharmacy
Short Name Wingate U - Hendersonville
Banner Image: WUSOP_HVL_PharmCAS school pages banner_001.jpg
If you need to post a notification below your institution name, please enter it here: The PCAT is optional for those with a overall prerequisite GPA of 3.0 or higher. It is recommended for those under a 3.0.
Street 1 805 6th Ave. West, Suite 200
Street 2
Street 3
City Hendersonville
State North Carolina
Zip 28739
Country United States
Program Location: North Carolina
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
What is the application deadline for your program? June 1, 2021
Application Deadline Description:
Does your institution participate in Early Decision? Yes
Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below: Full Accreditation
Satellite/Branch campuses:
  • Wingate University School of Pharmacy - Wingate, NC
Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? Yes
Is your institution public or private? Private
Is your institution part of an academic health center? Yes
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: 19
Anticipated number of Total Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 15
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 5
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:
Program Description Wingate University School of Pharmacy is known for its graduates. They are the most practice-ready pharmacists anywhere. With over 2100 hours of practice experience, our program exceeds the requirement by 360 hours. Our practice experiences are in hospital, community, and clinic-based settings. Here, the real learning takes place. The experiences are placed throughout the curriculum to allow students to apply what they have learned in classes immediately, beginning in their very first year of the program. Wingate pharmacy graduates have exceeded the first time NAPLEX national pass rate 10 out of 12 years. All pharmacy classes and labs are taught by faculty possessing terminal doctoral degrees. No courses, discussions, case studies, or laboratories are taught by graduate students or teaching assistants. One program –two campuses. One in Wingate NC, and one in Hendersonville NC. The program is capped at 90 students – 70 on the Wingate Campus and 20 on the Hendersonville Campus. Scholarships are available to the most competitive candidates for admission. Wingate University School of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
Program Description Video:
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: 62
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 32
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)
Chemistry General Chemistry I & II w/lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting*** 8 12
Math Calculus 3 4.5
Statistics Statistics 3 4.5
General Elective(s) General Electives: Examples include public speaking, economics, business, music, theatre, advanced biology or chemistry. 6 9
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 8 12
Biology/Biological Science General Biology w/lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 4 6
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy & Physiology (one course covering the whole body or a two (2) course progression) **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 4 6
Microbiology Microbiology w/lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 4 6
English Composition / Writing English (2 Composition classes or 1 Composition and 1 Literature class) 6 9
Humanities Humanities (Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Religion, Ethics, Foreign Language, Anthropology, History) 12 18
Physics Physics w/lab **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 4 6
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? All prerequisites should be completed by the end of the summer 2021 sessions.
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: Online coursework is accepted for general education requirements. Science classes completed online are only acceptable due to the modified instruction period cause by the COVID-19 pandemic. All science lectures and labs outside of the pandemic should be completed in the traditional classroom and lab setting.
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:
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:
Additional PCAT information: The PCAT is optional for those with a overall prerequisite GPA of 3.0 or higher. It is recommended for those under a 3.0.
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. No
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? Recommended, but not required
Please note any additional relevant information:
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: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT 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? Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation? No
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:
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:
Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)? Yes
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission: US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, 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:
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: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: The interview day consists of several different components that allow the faculty and staff to get to know you and assess your abilities. You will participate in several faculty interview sessions, a group activity involving critical thinking and problem solving, and an individual calculations game. You will be given ample opportunities to ask questions throughout the day of faculty and staff, as well as current students, whom you will meet with at the conclusion of the interview day. By meeting with a variety of Wingate students, faculty, and staff throughout the session, we hope to both give you an opportunity to see if Wingate is the right fit for you as well as evaluate your ability for success at our program.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description: https://www.wingate.edu/academics/graduate/pharmacy
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: A $100 non-refundable seat deposit is required within 10 business days of an offer for a seat in the class of 2025.
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:
  • August 09, 2021
Additional details for accepted applicants: BLS/AED certification for Healthcare Providers is require prior to starting classes.
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation? Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? No
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