Out-of-state candidates receive the in-state/resident tuition rate. The MUSC College of Pharmacy does not require the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) for admission. For more information on our admission criteria, please visit https://pharmacy.musc.edu/students-and-admissions/prospective-students/admission-criteria
Published Survey
Submission Number: 4199
Submission ID: 147
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Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:28
Completed: Tue, 06/06/2023 - 15:22
Changed: Thu, 05/02/2024 - 09:12

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Submitted to: Published Survey

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  aacp_institution_number: '6100'
  acad_health: 'Yes'
    - 'Yes'
  accred_status: '1'
  active: 'Yes'
  ac_cpr: 'No'
  ac_deposit_details: 'Accepted students receive their acceptance packet via email and have 2 weeks from the date of their offer to respond and pay the seat fee to secure their spot. The seat fee deposit is $485 and is non-refundable if an applicant chooses to withdraw at a later date. '
  ac_deposit_radio: 'Yes'
  ac_deposit_refundable: 'No'
  ac_firstday: |
    Virtual orientation activities for the class entering fall 2024 will begin in June prior to enrollment. On-campus orientation will begin on Monday, August 12, 2024 and classes begin on Monday, August 19, 2024. 
    Academic calendar 
    - '2024-08-19'
  admin_status: Published
    - AEO_5
    - AEO_1
  aeo_other: ''
  aeo_radio: 'Yes'
  application_deadline_description: 'Applicants must submit both the PharmCAS and MUSC supplemental application by June 3, 2024 for fall 2024 admission consideration. '
  application_fee: ''
    - 'Yes'
  banner_image: 'white coat_22.png'
  cag_aacp: 'No'
  cbc_radio: 'No'
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  college_or_school_name: 'College of Pharmacy'
    - contact_email: baggjs@musc.edu
      contact_extension: ''
      contact_name: 'Jenny S. Bagg'
      contact_office: 'Dean''s Office'
      contact_title: 'Admissions Manager'
      contact_work: 843-792-3115
    - contact_email: goodwann@musc.edu
      contact_extension: ''
      contact_name: 'Anna Goodwin '
      contact_office: 'Office of Enrollment Management '
      contact_title: 'Assistant Director of University Admissions'
      contact_work: 843-792-9598
    - 'Yes'
    - 'https://pharmacy.musc.edu/'
    - 'https://pharmacy.musc.edu/students-and-admissions/prospective-students'
    - 'Yes'
  course_prerequisites_link: 'https://education.musc.edu/admissions/future-applicants/required-prerequisites/frequently-approved-prerequisites'
  credit_hour_policies: '63 hours of prerequisites are required for admission into the MUSC College of Pharmacy. Applicants are not required to have these hours complete at the time of applying, however, a plan must be in place to successfully complete the remaining hours prior to enrollment into our program.  An offer of admission is contingent upon successful completion of all remaining prerequisites.'
  crit_gpa_info: 'To be considered for an interview, a candidate must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 OR a minimum prerequisite GPA of 3.0 (undergraduate and graduate GPAs will be combined). MUSC does not honor grade forgiveness policies, so if you took a course more than once, all grades will be factored into your overall cumulative GPA. If you are unsure if you meet this requirement, please contact us to complete a transcript analysis. '
  crit_mingpa: '2.5'
  crit_pcat: N/A
  crit_prereqgpa: '3.0'
  drug_radio: 'No'
  dual_concurrent: 'More information about the MUSC College of Pharmacy''s concurrent degree options can be found by visiting https://pharmacy.musc.edu/academic-programs/concurrent-degree-programs'
  dual_conc_radio: 'No'
  dual_deg: 'Yes'
    - 'Yes'
  dual_oth_desc: ''
    - 'Yes'
  final_deadline_date: 'June 3, 2024'
  foreign_pharmacists_to_entry_level_program: 'Yes'
  foreign_pharmacist_additional_info: ''
    - '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)'
  for_fc_radio: 'Yes'
  for_other: 'A foreign transcript evaluation from World Education Service (WES) must be submitted through the PharmCAS application. WES.org    '
  for_policy_radio: '1'
    - 'Yes'
  institution_name: 'Medical University of South Carolina'
    - 'Yes'
    - 'Yes'
  interview_link: 'https://pharmacy.musc.edu/students-and-admissions/prospective-students/interviews'
  interview_process: 'Interviews are by invitation only. Our on-site interviews include an overview presentation by the Associate Dean for Admissions & Student Affairs, a campus tour and student life presentation by student ambassadors, and multiple mini-interviews. Our virtual interviews include the same, with the exception of the campus tour. Students that choose to participate in a virtual interview will be given the option to tour campus at their convenience with a student ambassador.  '
    - 'Yes'
    - pre_courseqtr: '12'
      pre_coursesem: '8'
      pre_coursesubject: Chemistry
      pre_coursetitle: 'General Chemistry '
    - pre_courseqtr: '12'
      pre_coursesem: '8'
      pre_coursesubject: Chemistry
      pre_coursetitle: 'Organic Chemistry '
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: Physics
      pre_coursetitle: Physics
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: Math
      pre_coursetitle: Calculus
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: Statistics
      pre_coursetitle: Statistics
    - pre_courseqtr: '12'
      pre_coursesem: '8'
      pre_coursesubject: 'Biology/Biological Science'
      pre_coursetitle: 'Biology '
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: 'English Composition / Writing'
      pre_coursetitle: 'English Composition '
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: 'English Composition / Writing'
      pre_coursetitle: 'English Literature/Composition'
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: 'Communication / Speech (Verbal)'
      pre_coursetitle: 'Speech/Verbal Skills/Public Speaking'
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: Psychology
      pre_coursetitle: Psychology
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: Anatomy
      pre_coursetitle: 'Human Anatomy'
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: Physiology
      pre_coursetitle: 'Human Physiology'
    - pre_courseqtr: '13.5'
      pre_coursesem: '9'
      pre_coursesubject: 'General Elective(s)'
      pre_coursetitle: 'Liberal Arts Electives'
    - pre_courseqtr: '4.5'
      pre_coursesem: '3'
      pre_coursesubject: Microbiology
      pre_coursetitle: 'Microbiology '
  lor_acc_radio: 'Yes'
  lor_c1a_radio: 'No Answer'
  lor_c1b_text: ''
  lor_c1c_radio: ''
  lor_c2a_radio: 'No Answer'
  lor_c2b_text: ''
  lor_c2c_radio: ''
  lor_details: 'Three reference forms are required and accessed through the PharmCAS application. An optional fourth letter of reference may be provided. We recommend that an applicant request these from individuals that can best speak on behalf of the candidate''s work ethic, academic ability, and accomplishments.'
    Clergy: 'NOT ACCEPTED'
    Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
    'Family Member': 'NOT ACCEPTED'
    Friend: 'NOT ACCEPTED'
    'Health Care Professional': ACCEPTED
    Politician: 'NOT ACCEPTED'
    'Pre-Health Advisor': 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
    'Professor (Any Subject Area)': ACCEPTED
    'Professor (Liberal Arts)': ACCEPTED
    'Professor (Math)': 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
    'Professor (Science)': 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
    'Teaching Assistant': ACCEPTED
  lor_num_radio: '3'
  nonp_deadline: ''
  notify_title: 'Out-of-state candidates receive the in-state/resident tuition rate. The MUSC College of Pharmacy does not require the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) for admission.  For more information on our admission criteria, please visit https://pharmacy.musc.edu/students-and-admissions/prospective-students/admission-criteria '
    - 'Yes'
  old_id: '2426'
    'Non-Science Course Prerequisites': 'Yes'
    'Science Course Prerequisites with Labs': Varies
    'Science Course Prerequisites without Labs ': 'Yes'
  online_classes_open_text: 'We will accept online science lab coursework from the spring, summer and fall 2020 terms, as well as the spring and summer 2021 terms due to the pandemic. Acceptance of online labs beyond these terms will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and dependent upon course availability at an applicant''s primary institution. Please contact us directly with any questions or concerns. '
  online_interview_option: '1'
    'Non-Science Course Prerequisites': 'Yes, but only if no letter grade option available'
    'Science Course Prerequisites with Labs': 'Yes, but only if no letter grade option available'
    'Science Course Prerequisites without Labs ': 'Yes, but only if no letter grade option available'
  pass_fail_classes_open_text: 'We will accept pass/fail coursework from the spring, summer, and fall 2020 terms, as well as the spring and summer 2021 terms due to the pandemic. Pass/fail coursework beyond the summer 2021 term would require approval by our admission office. Please contact us directly with any questions or concerns. '
    - 'Yes'
  pd_deg_pref: 'Not Required'
  phar_observation: NR
  phar_other_info: 'Working in a pharmacy setting is valuable experience but we understand shadowing in a pharmacy can be difficult for those that are not pharmacy technicians. Interviewing a pharmacist(s) can be counted as pharmacy experience in our additional consideration categories. Applicants should list all pharmacy related experience under the appropriate category on the PharmCAS application. '
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  post_bs_additional_info: ''
  post_bs_degree_abroad: 'No'
  pre_basic_hrs: '36'
  pre_complete: 'Applicants must successfully complete all course prerequisites by the end of summer 2024 term,  prior to enrollment in fall 2024. '
  pre_other: |
    Please review our Frequently Accepted Prerequisite Course Guide: https://education.musc.edu/admissions/future-applicants/required-prerequisites/frequently-approved-prerequisites 
    -Biology and chemistry must be for majors and include a laboratory component. 
    -We will accept genetics and cell biology as a biology prerequisite. 
    -We will not accept microbiology as a biology prerequisite. 
    -We do not require a physics laboratory. 
    -We do not require a microbiology laboratory.
    -We will accept comparative anatomy and physiology courses. 
    -Liberal Art electives accepted include humanities and social science courses. Examples of commonly accepted humanities courses include art, business, ethics, creative writing, fine arts, languages, music, religion, and theatre. Examples of social sciences include anthropology, additional economic courses, child development, geography, history, management, political science, social work, sociology, and women studies.
  pre_quarter: '95'
  pre_quarter_science: '54'
  pre_semester: '63'
  priority_deadline_incentives: 'Admission scholarships are limited. Applicants that would like to be considered for an admission scholarship are encouraged to apply by the priority application deadline of October 2. 2023. '
    - 'Yes'
  program_description: 'The Medical University of South Carolina has been producing high-quality pharmacy practitioners since 1882. MUSC provides a premier pharmacy education featuring innovative, interprofessional learning opportunities at South Carolina’s only full-range comprehensive academic health system. MUSC pharmacy students enjoy robust student life.  Graduating student satisfaction, on-time graduation, and post-graduation residency placement exceeds 90%. The College maintains three research centers, the S.C. Drug Discovery Core, and offers cutting-edge instruction in the pharmaceutical sciences with research opportunities in active laboratories. Nationally-recognized clinical pharmacists use the unique learning opportunities, practice experience, and active learning made possible by an academic medical system. Beautiful and historic Charleston, S.C. has been designated as one of America’s most livable cities and is an expanding mecca for high-tech industry.'
    - 'Yes'
    - 'Yes'
  program_location: SC
  pubpriv_inst: Public
    - 'Yes'
  res_otherpref_radio: 'Yes'
  res_otherpref_text: 'On average, the MUSC College of Pharmacy admits approximately 60% in-state (SC residents) and 40% out-of-state for each incoming class. The number of out-of-state candidates that enroll varies from approximately 25-40% each year. We do not set a limit on the number of out-of-state candidates that are offered admission. Out-of-state candidates will receive the same tuition rate as our in-state/resident rate.  '
  res_statepref_radio: 'Yes'
  sa_details: 'For more information on the supplemental application, please visit https://pharmacy.musc.edu/students-and-admissions/prospective-students/applications'
  sa_fee_instructions: ''
  sa_fee_radio: 'No'
  sa_fee_text: ''
  sa_link: 'https://www.applyweb.com/musc/index.ftl'
  sa_radio: 'Yes'
  school_city: 'Charleston '
  school_country: US
  school_state: SC
  school_street_1: '173 Ashley Ave'
  school_street_2: 'MSC 141'
  school_street_3: ''
  school_zip: '29425'
  seats_target_available_in_upcoming_class: '68'
  short_name: 'Med U South Carolina'
    - '147'
  spp_1: '8'
  spp_oth_desc: ''
  sp_offered_radio: '1'
  stats_classsize: '80'
  stats_early: '4'
  stats_last_filled_seats: '60'
    - 'Yes'
  tests_other_radio: 'No'
  tests_other_tests: ''
  tests_pcat_link: 'https://pharmacy.musc.edu/students-and-admissions/prospective-students/admission-criteria'
  tests_pcat_radio: Optional
  tests_pcat_text: |
    The PCAT is an optional component of the MUSC College of Pharmacy admission process.  Candidates with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 should consider taking the PCAT to strengthen their application. More information on PCAT test dates can be found by visiting:
  tests_tt_radio: 'Yes'
  tests_tt_text: 'Proficiency is measured through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A score of at least 77 on the internet based TOEFL is required.'
    - 'Yes'
  what_is_the_priority_application_deadline_for_your_program_: 'October 2, 2023'
  yes_phar_observation: ''