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Submission Number: 4068
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Created: Thu, 09/12/2019 - 04:23
Completed: Mon, 06/14/2021 - 11:02
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Institution Name Ferris State University
College or School Name College of Pharmacy
Short Name Ferris St U
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Street 1 220 Ferris Drive
Street 2
Street 3
City Big Rapids
State Michigan
Zip 49307
Country United States
Program Location: Michigan
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 1, 2022
Final Application Deadline Description:
What is the priority application deadline for your program? October 1, 2021
Describe any requirements or incentives for applicants who apply by the priority deadline. Applicants applying by the October 1 deadline will receive priority scholarship consideration.
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? Yes
Is your institution public or private? Public
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? Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply: Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 97
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Target number of Pharm.D. seats for the upcoming P1 entering class: 142
Maximum number of Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 142
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? Yes
If yes, check all that apply: PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health)
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: Interested pharmacy students can apply for the MBA or MPH during their first year in pharmacy school. Both the MBA and MPH are offered online with some courses in the pharmacy curriculum meeting course requirements for the MBA or MPH. Students enrolled in the MBA or MPH typically take courses online in the summer.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description The College of Pharmacy has been recognized as an accredited institution by the Michigan Board of Pharmacy since 1893 and is the principle source of pharmacy practitioners for the State of Michigan. Complete information on the pharmacy program can be found on our website at: https://www.ferris.edu/pharmacy/
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum Overall GPA: N/A
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: N/A
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants:
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 66
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 35
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)
Chemistry General Chemistry 1 with Lab 4
Chemistry General Chemistry 2 with Lab 4
Biology/Biological Science General Biology 1 with Lab 4
Biology/Biological Science General Biology 2 with lab 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology with Lab (Course sequence should be biology major or pre health professional. We may disqualify anatomy and physiology sequences determined to be introductory in nature.) 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology with Lab (Course sequence should be biology major or pre health professional. We may disqualify anatomy and physiology sequences determined to be introductory in nature.) 4
Microbiology Microbiology with Lab 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 1 with Lab 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 2 with Lab 4
Math Calculus for the Life Sciences or Calculus 3
Statistics Statistics or Statistics for the Life Sciences 3
English Composition / Writing English Composition 1 3
English Composition / Writing English Composition 2 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Interpersonal Communication or Principles of Public Speaking 3
Social/Behavioral Science Introduction to Psychology or Introductory Sociology 3
Economics Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
Humanities Cultural Enrichment ( e.g. Architecture, Art, Art History, Creative Writing, Foreign Language, History, Humanities, Literature, Music, Theater, Religion, Ethics and Philosophy) 3
Humanities Cultural Enrichment ( e.g. Architecture, Art, Art History, Creative Writing, Foreign Language, History, Humanities, Literature, Music, Theater, Religion, Ethics and Philosophy) 3
Humanities Cultural Enrichment ( e.g. Architecture, Art, Art History, Creative Writing, Foreign Language, History, Humanities, Literature, Music, Theater, Religion, Ethics and Philosophy)
3
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? Prior to the first day of classes, Fall 2022.
Can applicants use online 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 online course prerequisites:
Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: No
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : No
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: No
Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites:
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: All applicants must meet course requirements as outlined on our webpage at
https://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Pre-Pharmacy-Curriculum-2011-Applicant.htm

For all information on Admissions go to
https://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/admissions/homepage.htm
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:
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? Recommended, but not required
Please note any additional relevant information:
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? Two (2)
Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT 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: 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:
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, US Temporary 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): Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Other clarifying information, if necessary: Our program only accepts evaluations from WES.
For more information visit: https://www.wes.org/
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: For more information visit: https://www.ferris.edu/international/admissions/englishpolicies.htm
Form more information visit: https://www.ferris.edu/international/admissions/index.htm
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, Multiple applicants with one or more interviewers, Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Does the institution offer an online interview option? Yes
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: Interviews will be in person on the Big Rapids campus or virtual.

Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is a deposit required to hold an acceptee's place in the class? No
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:
  • Aug 30, 2021
Additional details for accepted applicants:
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation? No
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
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