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Contact Information

College of Pharmacy
Purdue University
575 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette
Indiana
47907
United States
Indiana

Program Application Deadline

January 4, 2021
No

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Yes
Public
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 2 - 4
Not Required
No

Last Entering Class

150

Upcoming Entering Class

150
0

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
No

Program Description

The mission of the Purdue University College of Pharmacy is to: Educate and train students to become leading pharmacists and scientists, Advocate scientific discovery and development, and Maximize global health outcomes through patient care and public service. Purdue University was established in 1869 and the College of Pharmacy was established in 1884. Purdue is a land-grant, state-assisted institution of higher learning. The programs offer excellent opportunities to prepare for careers in pharmacy practice, industry, research, or education. Diversity and opportunity are characteristics of the University. Over 1000 campus organizations cater to the varied interests of students, including 25 professional organizations in the College of Pharmacy and a variety of music, theater, hobby, and sports clubs campus-wide. Purdue is a member of the Big Ten athletic conference and participates in a large number of both men's and women's athletics. For more information on our admissions process, please visit https://www.pharmacy.purdue.edu/future-students/admissions/pharm-d

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
59
50
89
75

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing English/Writing Skills 3 4
Chemistry General Chemistry I and II 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I and II 8 12
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I and II 8 12
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy/Physiology 6 8
Microbiology Microbiology 4 6
Math Calculus 3 4
Physics General Physics 4 6
Economics Economics 3 4
Statistics Statistics 3 4
Biochemistry Biochemistry 3 4
Biology/Biological Science Molecular/Cellular Biological Sciences
(Immunology-Preferred, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell
Biology, Cancer Biology, or comparable alternatives)
3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Communication/Speech 3 4
International student applicants must complete two semesters each of organic chemistry and anatomy/physiology and one semester each of biochemistry and microbiology at an accredited college or university in the United States to be considered for admission (regardless of whether these courses were previously taken outside the United States). All science prerequisite course work must be completed with a grade of C- or better prior to entry into the program.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
N/A
No

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
Recommend shadowing when available or Pharmacist interviews.

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Recommended but not required
No
Recommended but not required
Yes

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
English translation required. Pre-pharmacy course work from other countries is accepted with the exception of organic chemistry, anatomy/physiology, biochemistry, and microbiology.
Yes
Only for non-US citizens. A waiver will be granted if a transcript from a U.S. college or university shows completion of English composition I and II (for non-ESL students) with earned grades of C- or higher.

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Personal interview with two faculty/staff, written communication exercise, video-recorded oral exercise, interaction with upper-class student panel. Optional meeting with student services advisor for off-campus applicants. Date and time of interview is specified in invitation letter.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Applicants admitted on or after April 1, 2021 will have 14 days from date of acceptance letter to pay the $400.00 deposit.
  • August 23, 2021
08/23/2021 orientation activities first and second day of classes.
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No