Published Survey
Submission Number: 4101
Submission ID: 49
Submission UUID: 87c2fc13-b691-4b08-9dd8-2a882a3ac911
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Mon, 09/02/2019 - 22:31
Completed: Thu, 06/03/2021 - 17:30
Changed: Wed, 07/21/2021 - 13:38

Remote IP address: 247.113.99.40
Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Institution Address:
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Street 1: 1 Pharmacy Place
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City: St. Louis
State: Missouri
Zip: 63110
Country: United States

Program Location:: Missouri
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Courtney Rippeto
  Title: Professional Admissions Specialist
  Office: Admissions/Enrollment
  Phone (Work): 314-446-8332
  Email: Courtney.Rippeto@uhsp.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://www.uhsp.edu/

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

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? : December 1, 2021
Describe any requirements or incentives for applicants who apply by the priority deadline. :
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

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?: Yes
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?: * 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?: No

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:: 139
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?: No
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs: :
Program is in conjunction with the University of Missouri St. Louis.

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

Program Description
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Program Description:
Located in the heart of a biomedical community, we provide a challenging learning environment where students explore career options, develop practical expertise, and become leaders. Graduates are equipped to think critically, solve complex problems, and communicate effectively to provide high-level care as an expert member of an interprofessional health care team. With a student to faculty ratio of 10:1, students are able to work closely with our faculty. Our students become pharmacists who are “team and practice ready.” The curriculum focuses on preparing students to provide interprofessional, evidence-based, patient-centered care in any practice setting, taking responsibility for achieving positive drug therapy outcomes for patients. The curriculum is delivered in our state-of-the-art building that includes technologically advanced classrooms, dedicated research space and library. Technology supports learning as students study pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pathophysiology, and pharmacotherapeutics in an integrated method around organ systems of the body and disease states. https://www.uhsp.edu/stlcop/index.html


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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.7
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.7
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Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 67
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 43
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Biology I AND Biology II (must include labs)
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 13.34
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Anatomy & Physiology I AND Anatomy and Physiology II (must include labs)*
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 13.34
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology (must include lab)
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6.67
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I AND General Chemistry II (must include labs)
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 13.34
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I AND Organic Chemistry II (must include labs)
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 13.34
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Course Subject: Biochemistry
Course Title: Biochemistry (Does not require a lab)
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: Physics with lab
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 6.67
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Introductory Statistics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition or College Writing
Semester Hours (Min): 6
Quarter Hours (Min): 10
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Course Subject: Social/Behavioral Science
Course Title: Psychology or Sociology 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Public Speaking or Communication 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Economics
Course Title: Economics - Microeconomics, Macroeconomics or a Survey of Economics Course
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: General Liberal Arts or Humanities
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 5

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 : Yes
Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes

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Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?:
Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes

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Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
* Students can also take Human Anatomy with lab and Human Physiology with lab each at least 4-credit hour courses to meet 8 credit hour Anatomy & Physiology with labs prerequisite. 

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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
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Additional PCAT information::
 Select PharmCAS Code 104 to report PCAT scores directly to PharmCAS.

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.: Yes
If yes, select which other admission tests you accept or require:: DAT, MCAT

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?: Recommended, but not required
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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: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
Employer: ACCEPTED
Faculty Advisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
Health Care Professional: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Politician: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Pre-Health Advisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Liberal Arts): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Math): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Supervisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Teaching Assistant: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: No

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: Yes

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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, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad):: Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Other clarifying information, if necessary::
UHSP accepts evaluations from WES to further evaluate a student's coursework for possible transfer admissions. ECE evaluations will also be considered. In addition, we recommend students submit syllabi for all prerequisite courses taken.

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 Scores: A minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550 on the paper-based test or 80 on the internet-based test. When you register for the TOEFL, use the St. Louis College of Pharmacy code: 6626.

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 two or more interviewers
Does the institution offer an online interview option?: Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
The interview process consists of one 30-minute interview with two faculty members and a writing component (essays and assessment). Interviewees are scored on multiple factors that will be reviewed by the admissions committee. In addition, applicant's may meet with alumni, current students, and other staff members. Interview days also include tours of the facilities.
*Applicants will be invited to campus for the interview but virtual interviews are available.

Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:: https://www.uhsp.edu/admissions/professional/process.html
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?: Yes
Enter details on the deposit (e.g. amount) and deposit refund policies::
Priority Decision Admission Offer: $200 due two weeks after offer 
Regular Decision Admission Offer: $200 due two weeks after offer 
Deposits are refundable if the College is notified in writing by March 1, 2022.


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
- 2022-08-15

Additional details for accepted applicants::
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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?: Yes
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes