Published Survey
Submission Number: 4084
Submission ID: 32
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Created: Fri, 09/06/2019 - 21:48
Completed: Tue, 06/15/2021 - 15:58
Changed: Mon, 08/16/2021 - 09:55

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Language: English

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Institution Name Nova Southeastern University - Entry Level
College or School Name College of Pharmacy
Short Name Nova Southeastern U
Banner Image: 0434-2021 PHARM Conference Banner FINAL.png
If you need to post a notification below your institution name, please enter it here:
Street 1 3200 S University Drive
Street 2
Street 3
City Fort Lauderdale
State Florida
Zip 33328
Country United States
Program Location: Florida
Admissions Office Contact(s):
  • Name: Rebecca Johnson
    Title: Admissions Counselor
    Office: Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy
    Phone (Work): 954-262-1111
    Email: RJohnso2@Nova.edu
  • Name: Jose Pomales
    Title: Coordinator Student Services & Recruitment
    Office: College of Pharmacy- Puerto Rico Campus
    Phone (Work): (787) 773-6584
    Email: jpomaleslo@nova.edu
  • Name: LaTia Willis
    Title: Coordinator of Student Services and Recruitment
    Office: College of Pharmacy- Palm Beach Campus
    Phone (Work): 561-805-2264
    Email: lt589@nova.edu
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? May 2, 2022
Final Application Deadline Description:
What is the priority application deadline for your program? March 1, 2022
Describe any requirements or incentives for applicants who apply by the priority deadline.
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:
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Palm Beach Gardens
  • Puerto Rico
Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? No
Is your institution public or private? Private
Is your institution part of an academic health center? Yes
Academic Term Type: Block
What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum? * 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: 207
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Target number of Pharm.D. seats for the upcoming P1 entering class: 224
Maximum number of Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 229
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 2
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), Other Dual Degrees
If other dual degrees, as defined above, please list: PharmD/MBI (Biomedical Informatics)
Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above? Yes
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs: Your contacts to apply to and receive information about the dual degree program are:

Robb McGory, MS, PharmD
Associate Dean
Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy
Phone: 954-262-1302
E-mail: rmcgory@nova.edu

Jim Wood
Graduate Admissions
H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Phone: 954-262-5160
E-mail: woodjame@nova.edu
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree is awarded after successful completion of the professional curriculum in the College of Pharmacy. The curriculum uses state-of-the-art interactive teaching, delivery, and assessment methods and is designed so courses integrate information and build on one another, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful pharmacists in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. Students may enter either the four-year, entry-level program or the three-year advanced standing program for international pharmacy graduates. The curriculum uses state-of-the-art interactive teaching, delivery, and assessment methods and is designed so courses integrate information and build on one another, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful pharmacists in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. Students may enter either the four-year, entry-level program or the three-year advanced standing program for international pharmacy graduates. Please visit our website pharmacy.nova.edu for further information regarding the program, admissions requirements and procedures.
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum Overall GPA: 2.75
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: 2.00
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants: Applicants with a minimum of 66 semester hours of completed pre-requisites (or in progress of completing their pre-requisites) are recommended to have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher and a minimum science GPA of 2.3 and math GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants with a master’s degree and completed pre-requisites (or are in progress of completing the minimum prerequisites) are recommended to have a preferred cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale, a preferred minimum science GPA of 2.3 and a preferred mathematics GPA of 2.0 (C) or higher on a 4.0 scale. A competitive GPA would be 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.
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: 37
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 99
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: Pre-requisites may be in progress of completion when applying to the program. Please keep in mind documentation of successful completion of the pre-requisites must be provided.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
List of Course Prerequisites:
Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I and II including laboratory 8 9
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and/or Physiology with or without laboratory 6 9
Chemistry General Chemistry including laboratory 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry including laboratory 8 12
Physics General Physics with or without laboratory 3 4.5
English Composition / Writing English 6 9
Math Calculus 3 4.5
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech/ Public Speaking 3 4.5
Social/Behavioral Science Social/ Behavioral Sciences 3 4.5
Humanities Humanities 3 4.5
General Elective(s) *Social/ Behavioral Sciences or Humanities 9 13.5
Science/Math Elective(s) Advanced Sciences: cellular or molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, or genetics 6 9
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? Admission will be contingent on successful completion of pre-requisite coursework, test scores, letters of recommendation and official transcripts before the start of the program.
Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: No
  • 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: 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
Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites:
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: * Ethics, micro or macroeconomics, and general/life science statistics are highly recommended and may substitute for up to 9 humanities and social/behavioral science elective credits.

*6 credits of anatomy/ physiology are required. It can be a combination of any of the two as long as you have completed the credits.
Link to additional course prerequisites information: https://pharmacy.nova.edu/pharmd/admissions.html
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? Yes
Link to Supplemental Instructions: https://apply.nova.edu/Ellucian.Erecruiting.Web.External/Pages/welcome.aspx
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee? Yes
If yes, please enter the dollar amount: $50
Link to supplemental fee form or instructions: https://apply.nova.edu/Ellucian.Erecruiting.Web.External/Pages/welcome.aspx
Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements: Upon receipt of the PharmCAS Application, NSU College of Pharmacy will generate a secondary application to the applicant by email. It is highly suggested that the applicant check their junk mail and spam mail. If students do not receive an email, you may submit NSU supplemental application via: https://apply.nova.edu/Ellucian.Erecruiting.Web.External/Pages/welcome.aspx
(please select graduate account on right hand side).

You will not need to resubmit your documents to NSU portal if you have sent your documents to PharmCAS unless you have completed coursework outside of the U.S. In that case, you will need to request a foreign evaluation report by a NACES approved agency that includes a course by course evaluation and overall GPA calculation. Please mail to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
3301 College Avenue
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Recommended
Link to PCAT information on institutional website: https://pharmacy.nova.edu/pharmd/admissions.html
Additional PCAT information: Attention: All standardized exams (e.g. PCAT, DAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT etc.) for entrance into the College of Pharmacy are recommended, but not required. Please contact Rose Llanos-Almeida (rllanos@nova.edu) for additional information.
Minimum composite PCAT score considered: N/A
Do you accept or require other admission tests? Do not include immunization requirement or other similar documentation requirements. Yes
If yes, select which other admission tests you accept or require: DAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT, Other
If Other, please briefly describe: MCAT
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? No
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? Three (3)
Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation? No
What is your college/school policy on composite letters? No answer
Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations: Letters of reference from two science professors and one liberal arts professor are necessary. A letter of reference from a pharmacist may substitute one letter from a professor in either subject. You may submit your application if you have included your recommenders' email addresses in your PharmCAS application as your recommenders will be able to submit a letter on your behalf as PharmCAS is verifying your application. Our department will need at least one letter of recommendation to review your application. You will be required to submit three letters by the start of the program.
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, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad): Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Other clarifying information, if necessary: For applicants who have completed coursework outside of the U.S. Please request an official foreign evaluation report from a NACES approved agency such as WES, ECE, Josef & Silny, SpanTran etc. You will need to request an course by course evaluation with an overall GPA calculation. Please send the foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS if WES AND send an original foreign transcript directly to the school.
Please mail to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
3301 College Avenue
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

You will not need to resubmit your documents to NSU other than your foreign evaluation report if you have sent your documents to PharmCAS.
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: An English proficiency exam is required for applicants who have completed coursework outside of the U.S. (either TOEFL or IELTS). Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)* -www.toefl.org - 213 or above on a computer-based test; 80 or above on the Internet-based is required International English Language Testing System (IELTS)* -www.ielts.org- 6.0 or above on the test module is required Candidates who have taken college courses in the United States may also prove English proficiency by completing two college-level English composition courses at a regionally accredited college or university. TOEFL is offering at home testing. To take the TOEFL exam online: https://www.ets.org/s/cv/toefl/institutions/update/?WT.ac=toefl_institutions_di_200403.
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
Does the institution offer an online interview option? Yes
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy may interview 5-15 applicants in one day. The interview session is a face to face interview one-on-two (one applicant and two faculty members). All applicants interviewed are done so with a closed file. This means faculty members will not review all application items prior to the interview. Each interview may take 30-40 minutes.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description: https://pharmacy.nova.edu/pharmd/admissions.html
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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: $1000 deposit required to reserve your seat in the program. The deposit will be credited to your tuition in the program.
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:
  • Aug 22, 2022
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? Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? Yes
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Admin Status Published
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AACP Institution Number
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