The online pathway will begin accepting applications beginning August 2.
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Contact Information

The online pathway will begin accepting applications beginning August 2.
3690 East Avenue
Rochester
New York
14618
United States
New York
  • Name: Dr. David McCaffrey
    Title: Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
    Office: Wegmans School of Pharmacy
    Email: dmmcaffrey@sjfc.edu
  • Name: Kristin Blake
    Title: Assistant Director, Transfer and Graduate Admissions
    Office: Office of Admissions
    Phone (Work): 5853858064
    Email: kblake@sjfc.edu

Program Application Deadline

March 1, 2021
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
No
Private
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Distance pathway offered, Early assurance

Last Entering Class

67

Upcoming Entering Class

75
25

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
Yes

Program Description

The Wegmans School of Pharmacy (WSoP) is committed to preparing pharmacists for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity. The faculty and administration make teaching a priority, promote excellence in the classroom, create a student-centered learning environment, and maintain small class sizes so students receive the personalized attention they deserve. This past year, graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy have achieved the highest pass rates in New York State on both the NAPLEX (97.37%) and the MPJE (94.34%). The School has the 12th highest pass rate in the country for NAPLEX and MPJE, out of 136 schools graduating students - placing them in the top 10% of NAPLEX and NPJE pass rates in the country. For detailed information about the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College visit https://www.sjfc.edu/graduate-programs/doctor-of-pharmacy-pharmd/application-process/

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.75
2.75
62
32
93
We do not accept advanced placement credits for science prerequisite courses.

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Chemistry General Chemistry I 4
Chemistry General Chemistry II 4
English Composition / Writing English Composition 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech (Public Speaking preferred) 3
English Composition / Writing English/Literature Elective 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II 4
Biology/Biological Science Biology 12
Physics Physics 4
Statistics Statistics 3
Math Calculus 3
General Elective(s) Humanities/Social Sciences 12
Economics Economics (Microeconomics preferred) 3
Summer 2021
All required science courses (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) require a laboratory component. Advanced Placement courses are NOT accepted to fulfill science requirements. Three Biology courses are required. General Biology, Anatomy, Physiology, and Microbiology are recommended. All prepharmacy coursework must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better PRIOR to matriculation into the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
Applicants are advised to take the PCAT early in the admission cycle; the PCAT must be taken on or before the February test dates for fall admission. For Early Decision Program (EDP) applicants, the WSoP will accept the September 10th PCAT test if the applicant's Preliminary PCAT Score Report is submitted by email (pharmacy@sjfc.edu) to the Office of Admissions by 12:00 noon (Eastern) on September 11, 2020. Minimum composite score not required; however, competitive applicants typically score at or above the 60th percentile.
N/A
No

Observation Hours

No

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: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Not accepted
Not Accepted

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
St. John Fisher College maintains an International Student Services Office to provide assistance to Canadian/International applicants/students with admission-related matters, legal status maintenance, as well as other services that are unique to this constituency. The WSoP only accepts evaluations from PharmCAS approved evaluation services. TOEFL is required for international applicants who do not have an Assoicate's degree or Bachelor's degree in the U.S.
Yes
The WSoP requires TOEFL scores for non-native English speaking applicants. The minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL is 575 (paper-based), 233 (computer-based), or 80 (Internet-based).

Interviews

Individual applicants with one interviewer
Candidate interviews are by invitation only. Those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted via email or phone. Candidates can expect to interview with three faculty members or professional staff or preceptors during their time on-campus. Applicants in the Early Decision Program will interview during select dates in September and October. Regular Decision applicants are invited to interview on a rolling basis typically from October through March.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
$500.00
For applicants accepted through the Early Decision program, the enrollment deposit is waived.
  • September 08, 2020
An academic calendar is provided upon acceptance.
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No