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Contact Information

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
307 North Broad Street
South Carolina
United States
South Carolina

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2021

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance

Last Entering Class


Upcoming Entering Class


Dual and Concurrent Degrees


Program Description

The PharmD program at Presbyterian College is designed to prepare students for the general practice of pharmacy. Our curriculum focuses on managing patients' healthcare and employs diverse modes of learning including lectures, laboratories, and simulated patient experiences. PC provides pharmacy education with a liberal arts approach, integrating classroom learning with practical experience - emphasizing community engagement, valuing each student, and focusing on patient care. We are committed to helping students acquire the knowledge and skills required to provide comprehensive pharmacy care to the people they serve. Unique aspects of the PharmD program at PC include: Integration of experiential and classroom learning with introductory pharmacy practice experiences woven into the academic semesters reinforcing what students are learning in the classroom. Easy access to faculty both in the classroom and outside of class. Emphasis on student development as professionals and servant leaders via co-curricular opportunities such as professional meeting attendance, pharmacy-related and general community service, leadership development, and involvement in professional organizations.
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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria


Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology with lab 8 12
Microbiology Microbiology with lab 4 6
Humanities Humanities 6 9
English Composition / Writing English 6 9
Social/Behavioral Science Psychology or Sociology 3 5
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Public Speaking 3 5
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy and Physiology 6 9
Chemistry General Chemistry with lab 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry with lab 8 12
Physics Physics 3 5
Statistics Statistics 3 5
Math Calculus 3 5
Economics Economics 3 5
All prerequisite coursework must be completed by August 2021 for fall admission.
All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better prior to fall matriculation. Life science and organic chemistry courses earned seven or more years prior to applying to the School will not be allowed to be used to satisfy pre-pharmacy course requirements unless approved by the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Admissions Committee on an individual applicant basis. Additional information about the eligibility of specific courses may be obtained at

Supplemental Materials


PCAT and Other Tests


Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Two (2)
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: REQUIRED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Recommended but not required
Recommended but not required
A letter of reference from a pharmacist and a letter of reference from a college professor are required. When submitting names of referees to PharmCAS, you are allowed 4 referees; please include at least one pharmacist and one college professor as referees. Letters of reference do not have to be sent in before you submit your application to PharmCAS; you should submit your application as soon as all of the information that you enter is complete. The School of Pharmacy will help you track the completion of letters of reference after your application is submited to PharmCAS.



International Applicants

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)
Do not send any foreign transcript documentation. School only considers U.S. credentials. If you have completed your course prerequisites at a foreign institution, you may be ineligible for admission to these particular pharmacy programs.
Only coursework completed at accredited U.S. institutions will be accepted. Coursework completed outside of the U.S. or at unaccredited institutions will not be considered and must be repeated at an accredited U.S. institution to fulfill the prerequisite coursework requirements.


Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
PC School of Pharmacy employs a structured interview process that is designed to assess core competencies that are difficult to measure via an application alone. Applicants are selected to interview based on their academics, letters of recommendation, volunteerism, leadership, and professional exploration.

Accepted Applicants

A $100 non-refundable tuition deposit is required of accepted students to indicate the intent to matriculate into the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy. A student must remit their deposit by the deadline stated in his/her acceptance letter. Upon matriculation, this deposit will be applied to the first semester’s tuition bill. Tuition deposits are waived for Early Decision applicants.
  • August 23, 2021
Fall classes begin with new student orientation, August 18, 2021. Attendance at the new student orientation is mandatory and culminates with a White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 20, 2021.

Background Checks and Drug Screenings