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Submission Number: 4081
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Created: Sun, 09/15/2019 - 02:27
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Contact Information

555 31st Street
Downers Grove
Illinois
60515
United States
Illinois

Program Application Deadline

April 1, 2021
PharmCAS application must be submitted by April 1st. All other supporting materials (i.e. letters of recommendation, test scores (if applicable)) must be received by May 1st, 2021.
No

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Yes
Private
No
Quarter (4 terms per academic year)
* 2 - 3
Not Required
Yes
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance

Last Entering Class

160

Upcoming Entering Class

160
24

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No

Program Description

Midwestern University was founded in 1900 as the American College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. In 1991, the Chicago College of Pharmacy was established, and we have been educating patient-centered pharmacists for a wide array of practice settings since then. Our beautiful campus is located 25 miles west of Chicago and provides students with excellent living and learning opportunities which include:

*A Dynamic Curriculum- Our Three-year year-round program offers an intensive program that prepares student to begin their pharmacy careers as quickly as possible while still benefiting from a well-rounded education focused on excellent patient care.
*Interprofessional Education- At Midwestern University, healthcare education is all we do. Our pharmacy students work with other healthcare profession students to practice communication across disciplines, as well as collaboration.
*Premier Clinical Partners- CCP partners with the best medical centers, clinics, and community pharmacies in the Chicago area to provide rotation sites for students. International and out-of-state rotations are also available.
*Accessible Faculty- Our dedicated faculty mentor students in clinical service, research projects, community outreach, and leadership.
*Community Outreach- With more than 20 pharmacy-related student organizations, students develop leadership skills, serve the community, and work with professional pharmacy organizations.
*Supportive Alumni- CCP has nearly 4,000 alumni who practice in all areas of pharmacy all over the country.
*Career Support- CCP offers valuable resources to students to help ensure their success in beginning professional career.
*Student Success- 127 students from our Class of 2018 who tested in the second trimester of 2018 (May-August), and they achieved a more than 90% first-time pass rate on the North American Pharmacy Licensing Exam (NAPLEX). The class also achieved an average starting salary of $111,250.
www.midwestern.edu/CCP

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
MWU-CCP has a PREFERRED MINIMUM Overall and Science GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale.
62
30
90

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science Biology with lab 8 12
Anatomy Human or vertebrate anatomy 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science Social and Behavioral Science Electives* 6 9
General Elective(s) General Education Electives** 8 12
Chemistry General Chemistry with labs 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry with labs 8 12
Physics Physics (mechanics, heat, force and motion must be included in the course) 3 4
Math Calculus (Integral & Differential) 3 4
English Composition / Writing English Composition 6 9
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech/Public Speaking 3 4
Economics Economics 3 4
Statistics Statistics (general or biostatistics) 3 4
Our program starts in June 2021, therefore, all prerequisites but be completed by the end of Spring 2021.
*Social and Behavioral Science Electives: Includes courses within the areas of psychology, sociology, political science and anthropology. **General Education Electives** Any course not related to science, math, physical education or healthcare. Recommended course include arts and humanities, additional social and behavioral sciences, foreign language, business and computer courses.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please refer to the following link for specifics regarding Admission Requirements for International Students.
https://www.midwestern.edu/admissions/apply/doctor-of-pharmacy-in-downers-grove.xml
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
No Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) score is required for admission. However, if an applicant's cumulative and science GPAs are below 2.75, then the submission of PCAT scores is preferred to enhance the application. In such cases, scores may be submitted to the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) using PCAT code 104
N/A
Yes
DAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Recommended but not required
No
Recommended but not required
No
Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation. One letter should be from a college professor who has taught you and/or a pre-health advisor/committee. It is preferred that the second letter be from a pharmacist. However, any one of the following recommenders is also acceptable: pre-health advisory committee, science professor, or another health care professional who knows you well.

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
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)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
If you are seeking prerequisite credit for foriegn coursework, please also send an original copy of your foreign transcript evaluation to the MWU Admissions Office. MWU only accepts detailed course-by course evaluations from; WES, ECE or Josef Silny & Associates International Education Consultants. More information about International Student Admission can be found at: https://www.midwestern.edu/admissions/international-students.xml
No

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
At MWU-CCP candidates participate in a individual interview that is used to evaluate verbal communication skills, understanding of the pharmacy profession, commitment to patient care, and other elements as determined by faculty. As part of the interview process, candidates are required to participate in a writing exercise. The interview day also provides candidates with the opportunity to tour the MWU campus and learn more about our pharmacy program and facilities. Information from financial aid and student services is also provided.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
Yes
A $200 deposit is required. $100 of the $200 is refundable as long as the applicant submits a written withdrawal and request for refund 30 days prior to Orientation.
  • June 01, 2021
PS-1 MANDATORY Orientation will be held from June 1-June 4, 2021. Classes start on Monday, June 7, 2021.
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No