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.
Published Survey
Submission Number: 4191
Submission ID: 139
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Created: Wed, 09/11/2019 - 04:02
Completed: Fri, 05/29/2020 - 13:33
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Contact Information
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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.

Institution Address:
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Street 1: 805 6th Ave. West, Suite 200
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City: Hendersonville
State: North Carolina
Zip: 28739
Country: United States

Program Location:: North Carolina
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Barbara Burke
  Title: Regional Director of External Affairs
  Phone (Work): 828-697-0105
  Extension: 607
  Email: b.burke@wingate.edu
- Name: Dr. Michelle Chaplin
  Title: Assistant Dean of Pharmacy
  Phone (Work): 828-697-0105
  Extension: 602
  Email: m.chaplin@wingate.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://www.wingate.edu/academics/hendersonville/school-of-pharmacy

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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?: June 1, 2021
Application Deadline Description::
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Does your institution participate in Early Decision?: Yes

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::
- 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)
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:: 19

Upcoming Entering Class
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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

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? : 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: :
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Program Description
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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).


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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.75
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.75
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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
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Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I & II w/lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting***
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Statistics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: General Elective(s)
Course Title: General Electives: Examples include public speaking, economics, business, music, theatre, advanced biology or chemistry.
Semester Hours (Min): 6
Quarter Hours (Min): 9
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting**
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: General Biology w/lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting**
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology (one course covering the whole body or a two (2) course progression) **Traditional classroom/lab setting**
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology w/lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting**
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English (2 Composition classes or 1 Composition and 1 Literature class)
Semester Hours (Min): 6
Quarter Hours (Min): 9
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Humanities (Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Religion, Ethics, Foreign Language, Anthropology, History)
Semester Hours (Min): 12
Quarter Hours (Min): 18
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: Physics w/lab **Traditional classroom/lab setting**
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 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

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?: No

Supplemental Application Fee:
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Will your institution require a supplemental application fee?: No

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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::
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
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?: Recommended, but not required
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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: 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

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

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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, 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::
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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:: 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

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::
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

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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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