At the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, we set ourselves apart by making teaching a priority, promoting excellence in the classroom, creating a student-centered learning environment, and keeping class sizes small so you receive the personalized attention you deserve.
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Created: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:45
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Contact Information
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At the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, we set ourselves apart by making teaching a priority, promoting excellence in the classroom, creating a student-centered learning environment, and keeping class sizes small so you receive the personalized attention you deserve.

Institution Address:
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Street 1: 3690 East Avenue
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City: Rochester
State: New York
Zip: 14618
Country: United States

Program Location:: New York
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- 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

Institutional Website::
- https://www.sjfc.edu/graduate-programs/doctor-of-pharmacy-pharmd/application-process/
- https://www.sjfc.edu/graduate-programs/doctor-of-pharmacy-pharmd/experiential-education/residency/
- https://www.sjfc.edu/graduate-programs/doctor-of-pharmacy-pharmd/service-experiences/
- https://www.sjfc.edu/schools/school-of-pharmacy/
- https://www.sjfc.edu/schools/school-of-pharmacy/about-pharmacy/outcomes/

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Program Application Deadline
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Final Application Deadline:
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What is the final (enforced) application deadline for your program?: March 1, 2022
Final Application Deadline Description::
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Priority Application Deadline:
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What is the priority application deadline for your program? : November 1, 2021
Describe any requirements or incentives for applicants who apply by the priority deadline. :
All applicants that apply by November 1 and have submitted the Pharmacy Scholar Award essay, will be awarded a minimum of $500 toward tuition annually.


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Program Information
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Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below:: Full Accreditation 
Satellite/Branch campuses::
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Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines?: No
Is your institution public or private?: Private
Is your institution part of an academic health center?: No
Academic Term Type:: Semester (2 terms per academic year)
Program Structure:
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What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum?: * 2 - 4

Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions?: Not Required
Alternative Enrollment Options:
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Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available?: Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply:: Distance pathway offered, Early assurance 

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Last Entering Class
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Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class:: 47
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees
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Dual Degree:
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Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? : Yes
If yes, check all that apply:: PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)

Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above?: Yes
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs: :
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Program Description
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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.  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/


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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.75
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.75
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants::
For those choosing to submit an application without a PCAT score, it is recommended that your science-only GPA and cumulative GPA be 3.0 or greater.

Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 62
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 32
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 93
Total number of basic science college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 48
Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants::
We do not accept advanced placement credits for science prerequisite courses.

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Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry II 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Speech (Public Speaking preferred) 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English/Literature Elective 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry II 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Biology 
Semester Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: Physics 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Statistics 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: General Elective(s)
Course Title: Humanities/Social Sciences 
Semester Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Economics
Course Title: Economics (Microeconomics preferred)
Semester Hours (Min): 3

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
Summer 2022

Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?:
Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Not Applicable
Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes

Enter any additional information regarding online course prerequisites::
We do not accept credits from Straighterline. We only accept credits from regionally accredited colleges.

Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?:
Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Not Applicable
Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes

Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites::
The Wegmans School of Pharmacy prefers applicants to receive an actual letter grade (A-B-C) for all math and science courses.  In the absence of an actual letter grade, alternative grades (e.g., S or P) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
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.

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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Supplemental Materials
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Supplemental Requirements:
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Does your institution require applicants to submit a supplemental application or supplemental materials directly to the institution and outside of PharmCAS?: No

Supplemental Application Fee:
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Will your institution require a supplemental application fee?: No

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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

PCAT and Other Tests
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Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy:: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:: https://www.pearsonassessments.com/graduate-admissions/pcat/about.html
Additional PCAT information::
The Wegmans School of Pharmacy is not requiring the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT); it is optional. However, if you believe the PCAT provides evidence of growth and academic preparedness, you are encouraged to submit PCAT scores to PharmCAS.  Additionally, if your science or cumulative GPA is below 3.0, the PCAT is recommended.  If a PCAT score will be part of your application, you are advised to take the PCAT early in the admission cycle; the PCAT must be taken on or before the February test dates to be considered for fall admission. A minimum composite score not required; however, competitive applicants typically score at or above the 60th percentile.

Minimum composite PCAT score considered:: N/A
Other Admission Tests:
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Do you accept or require other admission tests? Do not include immunization requirement or other similar documentation requirements.: No

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Observation Hours
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Observation Hours Required:
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Does your program require pharmacy observation hours?: No

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)
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Evaluations Required:
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Are evaluations (letters of reference) required by your institution?: Yes
 If yes, how many evaluations are required?: Two (2)

Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.:
Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
Employer: ACCEPTED
Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
Professor (Liberal Arts): NOT ACCEPTED
Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
Supervisor: ACCEPTED
Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : No Answer

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Not Accepted

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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Residency
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Is preference given to state residents?: No
Is preference given to residents of other states?: No
Additional information about the program’s state residency requirements::
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

International Applicants
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Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)?: Yes
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission:: US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad):: Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS 
Other clarifying information, if necessary::
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 WES. 

Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores?: Yes
If the TOEFL is required for non-native English speakers, provide additional details about the requirement below: :
TOEFL is required for international applicants who do not have an Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in the U.S.  The minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL is 575 (paper-based), 233 (computer-based), or 80 (Internet-based).

Post-B.S. Pharm.D. Programs for Current Pharmacists
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Does the institution offer a post-B.S. Pharm.D. program for current pharmacists in the U.S. or abroad? : No

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Interviews
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Interview Format:: Individual applicants with one interviewer
Does the institution offer an online interview option?: Yes
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
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 interviews.  Applicants are invited to interview on a rolling basis typically from September through the end of the admission cycle.

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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Accepted Applicants
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Deposits:
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Is a deposit required to hold an acceptee's place in the class?: Yes
Is the deposit refundable for any period of time?: No
Enter details on the deposit (e.g. amount) and deposit refund policies::
$500.00


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
- 2022-09-06

Additional details for accepted applicants::
An academic calendar is provided upon acceptance.  P1 Orientation occurs the week prior to the start of classes each Fall.

Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?: No
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: No
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes