Published Survey
Submission Number: 4082
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Contact Information

19555 N. 59th Ave
Glendale
Arizona
85308
United States
Arizona
Yes

Program Application Deadline

May 2, 2022
March 1, 2022
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Yes
Private
Yes
Quarter (4 terms per academic year)
* 2 - 3
Preferred
Yes
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance
Yes

Last Entering Class

135
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
Yes
MPH and Precision Medicine degree/certificate programs now offered.
Yes

Program Description

The Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Glendale Campus (CPG) is located in Glendale, Arizona, a growing suburb of Phoenix. The area provides exceptional living and learning opportunities including:
*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- the College partners with the best medical centers, clinics, and community pharmacies in the Phoenix metro area to provide rotation sites for students. Many out-of-area and out of state opportunities also available.
*Accessible Faculty- Our dedicated faculty mentor students in clinical service, research projects, community outreach, and leadership.
*Community Outreach- More than 20 pharmacy-related student organizations in which students develop leadership skills, serve the community, and work with professional pharmacy organizations.
*Supportive Alumni- CPG nearly 3000 alumni who are practice leaders in all areas of pharmacy across the country.
*Career Support- CPG offers valuable resources to students to help ensure their success in beginning professional career.
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.0
N/A
Preferred minimum cumulative GPA and science GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale. The Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) calculates the cumulative and science GPA. Grades from all non-remedial courses completed post-high school are used to calculate the GPA.
62
30
90
44
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing English Composition 6 9
Biology/Biological Science Biology with lab 8 12
Social/Behavioral Science Social Sciences: divided among psychology, sociology, anthropology, or political science 6 9
General Elective(s) General Education Electives* 8 12
Anatomy Anatomy: human or vertebrate 3 4
Chemistry General Chemistry with lab 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry with lab 8 12
Physics Physics 3 4
Statistics Statistics 3 4
Math Calculus 3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech: public speaking 3 4
Economics Economics: micro, macro, or general 3 4
Matriculation occurs in June each year. All prerequisite coursework must be completed with a "C" or higher prior to matriculation into the program.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: No
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
  • 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
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
*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 tour website for specifics regarding Admission Requirements for International Students.
https://www.midwestern.edu/
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No
Yes

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.
N/A
Yes
DAT, GRE, MCAT
Yes

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • 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 from two professionals directly to PharmCAS. MWU will only accept letters received directly from PharmCAS. It is preferred that one letter be written by a college professor who has actually taught the applicant or a pre-health advisory committee, science professor, or a health professional who knows the applicant well. Please refer to the PharmCAS application instructions for specific guidelines and requirements for submitting letters of recommendation.
Yes

Residency

No
No
Yes

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 foreign 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
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
Upon receipt from PharmCAS, the Admissions Committee (or their designee) review the application to determine the applicant's interview eligibility. Interviews are conducted Sept-May. Candidates participate in an individual interview with faculty, students, and alumni or preceptors. The interview is used to evaluate verbal communication skills, understanding of pharmacy's role in healthcare, commitment to patient care, and other elements as determined by faculty. The interview day also provides candidates with the opportunity to tour the MWU campus and learn more about our program, financial aid, student services, and facilities. Decisions are typically rendered within two weeks of interview.
Yes

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.
  • May 31, 2022
  • Jun 06, 2022
PS-1 MANDATORY Orientation will be held from May 30- June 3, 2022. Classes start on Monday, June 6, 2022.

No
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No
Yes