We are accepting applications for Early Decision with a deadline of Tuesday, September 8th.
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Contact Information

We are accepting applications for Early Decision with a deadline of Tuesday, September 8th.
3333 Regis Boulevard, A-12
Denver
Colorado
80221
United States
Colorado
  • Name: Daniel Wienecke
    Title: Assistant Director of Admissions
    Office: School of Pharmacy Office of Admissions
    Phone (Work): 303-964-6574
    Email: dwienecke@regis.edu

Program Application Deadline

March 1, 2021
We are rolling admissions and will review completed applications as they come in. All qualified applicants will be considered for our next available interview date. Interviews are typically offered monthly from October to April. The sooner you apply, the sooner you will be considered for admission and the greater scholarship consideration you will be given.
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

53

Upcoming Entering Class

75
6

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/HSA (Health Services Administration), PharmD/MSHI or MHIIM (Health Informatics)
Yes
Regis University students who complete three years of undergraduate course work as a pre-pharmacy student are eligible to earn their Bachelor of Science degree with a Foundations in Pharmacy upon completion of their first year within Regis School of Pharmacy.
For either dual degree option, students are completing a minimum of 5 additional courses outside of the PharmD curriculum in an online format over the summer semesters to earn their added master's degree.

Program Description

Regis University School of Pharmacy’s mission is to develop exceptional and socially responsible pharmacists. Our graduates are helping shape the future of pharmacy and excelling in board exams (NAPLEX pass rates higher than the national average for each of the past three years), residency programs and the job market. Here’s why:

• Small class sizes offer students more personalized attention
• Cutting edge, integrated curriculum helps students prepare for the evolving practice of pharmacy
• Team-based learning enhances critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills
• Distinguished faculty provide unique research opportunities across many disciplines
• Dual degree options help students specialize and stand out from the competition
• Certificates & electives to explore areas such as pharmacogenomics, data science, pharmaceutical industry and health informatics
• Post-graduate residency programs offered through partnerships with a number of health systems and community pharmacies
• Inter-professional learning experiences with medical, nursing and physical therapy students
• Rotational experiences available at premier sites locally in Denver, and nationally
• International rotation opportunities include Peru, Argentina, Costa Rica, Thailand, India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Kenya, Uganda and New Zealand

Located in northwest Denver, Colorado, our beautiful campus is within 15 minutes of the breathtaking Rocky Mountain foothills and bustling downtown Denver. Regis offers students the personal attention of a small, private university and the cultural and recreational possibilities of one of the most exciting cities in the world. With over 300 days of sunshine, Colorado is a great place to live.

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
In reviewing GPA breakdowns, more weight is put on a Math/Science GPA with a recommended minimum of a 2.50.
66
42
99
63

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing English Composition 1 3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Public Speaking/Speech Communications 3 4
Economics Economics 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science A social science elective in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, History, Education, Criminal Justice, Political Science, History, or Geography 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science A social science elective in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, History, Education, Criminal Justice, Political Science, History, or Geography 3 4
Other Religious Studies - Waived with completion of a Bachelor's Degree 3 4
Math Calculus 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry 1 with Lab 5 8
Chemistry General Chemistry 2 with Lab 5 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 1 with Lab 5 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 2 with Lab 5 8
Anatomy Human Anatomy (lab recommended) Anatomy & Physiology or A&P I & A&P II are OK. Anatomy & A&P II is NOT. 3 5
Physiology Human Physiology (lab recommended) Anatomy & Physiology or A&P I & A&P II are OK. Anatomy & A&P II is NOT. 3 5
Biology/Biological Science General Biology 1 with lab 4 6
Biology/Biological Science General Biology 2 with lab 4 6
Biology/Biological Science One of the following biology classes with lab: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics & Genomics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or upper division equivalent 4 6
General Elective(s) If you will earn a bachelor’s degree before enrolling in the PharmD program, you must complete an additional 6 hours of general electives for a grand total of 66 semester hours of prerequisites. If no bachelor's degree, you must earn 9 additional hours of general electives for a grand total of 72 semester hours. 6
All prerequisites must be completed by August 1, 2021 prior to matriculating and starting the fall semester.
All prerequisite courses (minimum of 66 semester hours) must be completed prior to matriculation into the School of Pharmacy. You may be admitted prior to completion of all prerequisites, contingent upon successful completion by the start of classes. If you do not plan on completing a bachelor's degree, you will need 72 prerequisites. If you would like to know which of your coursework fulfills our prerequisites, please email unofficial copies of all your transcripts to dwienecke@regis.edu and we will prepare an unofficial evaluation. Regis does not require the PCAT for admission.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
Regis University's School of Pharmacy does not require the PCAT. If you have taken the PCAT, your official score will be taken into consideration as part of our holistic application review. Your official PCAT score should be submitted to PharmCAS as part of your online application. Official MCAT scores can be submitted in lieu of PCAT scores, but are also not required. The PCAT may be recommended on a case-by-case basis to strengthen your overall application.
N/A
Yes
MCAT

Observation Hours

No

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
One (1)
  • Clergy: NOT 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: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
No Answer
No answer
The letter of reference (LOR) needs to come from any of the following academic or professional references: professor, TA, academic advisor, supervisor, co-worker or pharmacist. Any reference marking themselves as a friend, family, clergy or other personal reference will not be considered.

Residency

No
No
As a private institution, no preference is given to in-state or out-of-state applicants.

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
Submit a course by course evaluation of foreign educational credentials from one of the agencies approved by Regis University. Approved agencies can be found at https://www.naces.org/members
Yes
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – Internet-based: Minimum score of 82 (24 Writing, 20 Speaking, 22 Reading, 16 Listening), Computer-based: Minimum score of 213. Regis University's TOEFL code is 4656.
Applicants that have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited US institution do not need to provide a TOEFL score.

Interviews

Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
The interview day involves Multiple Mini Interviews, a Health Science Reasoning Test (HSRT), lunch with faculty and current students, a tour of campus and Pharmacy labs, and a Team-Based Learning exercise.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Upon admission, a $500 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your seat in the entering Class of 2021.
  • August 23, 2021
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No