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Contact Information

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

Program Application Deadline

January 4, 2022
Please note that your verified application must be released by PharmCAS to Purdue University by January 4, 2022. It is recommended applicants submit final application to PharmCAS by December 1, 2021.
None
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

150
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
No
Yes

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
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
59
50
89
75
Yes

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 9
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, will also accept one of the following: upper level Genetics, upper level Molecular Biology, upper level Cell Biology, upper level Cancer Biology, or comparable alternatives)
3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Communication/Speech 3 4
All coursework must be completed by August 9, 2022.

Any admitted or waitlisted student enrolling in summer 2022 courses must email pharmacy-admissions@purdue.edu by June 1, 2022 and include: course title, institution enrolled, and summer enrollment dates. Upon completion of summer courses, an unofficial transcript must be sent to pharmacy-admissions@purdue.edu by August 9th and an official summer transcript with grades is required to be sent to Purdue University prior to matriculation.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Due to COVID-19, the Purdue College of Pharmacy will accept online science prerequisites with labs for Spring 2020 - Summer 2021 terms. Please contact us with any questions.
  • 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
The Purdue College of Pharmacy will consider individual institutions policy as it relates to terms affected by COVID-19.
All science prerequisite course work must be completed with a grade of C- or better prior to entry into the program.
A course credit can only be used once to fulfill a prerequisite.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
N/A
No
Yes

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
Recommend shadowing when available and/or Pharmacist interviews. Applicants will want to vary the type of career paths of the Pharmacists they shadow/interview.
Yes

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
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, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
We recommend evaluations be completed by WES.
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.
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
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.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Applicants admitted will have 14 days from date of acceptance letter to pay the $400.00 deposit.
  • 2022-08-22
08/19/2022 orientation activities for new Purdue admits.
8/21/2021 - 8/23/2022 orientation activities for the entire entering P1 class.
No
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No
Yes