Published Survey
Submission Number: 4105
Submission ID: 53
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Created: Mon, 09/02/2019 - 03:10
Completed: Wed, 06/10/2020 - 09:07
Changed: Thu, 07/16/2020 - 11:10

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Language: English

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Contact Information

1800 Bienville Drive
Monroe
Louisiana
71201
United States
Louisiana
  • Name: Dr. Laurel Sampognaro
    Title: Director of Student Success
    Office: Office of Student and Professional Affairs
    Phone (Work): 318-342-3800
    Email: sampognaro@ulm.edu

Program Application Deadline

May 3, 2021
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

84

Upcoming Entering Class

90
12

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
No

Program Description

The ULM College of Pharmacy was established in 1956, and since that time it has maintained and grown in its reputation as a well-respected institution for both professional and graduate-level pharmaceutical education in the South. The education offered at ULM equips our students with the tools necessary to be prepared for and be successful in the constantly changing field of health care. Graduates of our programs work across the nation in community and health-system pharmacies, clinical practice, managed care groups, academia, the pharmaceutical industry, and a wide variety of other settings. Students attending ULM receive a challenging and forward-thinking education that combines classroom learning, practical application, and experiential training in our state-of-the-art pharmacy facility located in Monroe, Louisiana. In the fourth year, students have the opportunity to train in a wide variety of practice settings throughout the state. Visit http://www.ulm.edu/pharmacy/prospective for more information.

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
2.5
67
40

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing English Composition 6
Physics General Physics with Lab 4
Statistics Statistics (300 or 3000 level or higher) 3
Economics Economics 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Public Speaking 3
Humanities Humanities 3
Social/Behavioral Science Social Sciences 3
Humanities Fine Arts 3
Microbiology Microbiology with Lab 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy with Lab and Physiology 7
Biology/Biological Science Cell Biology or Cell Physiology 3
Biology/Biological Science Genetics 3
Math Calculus 3
Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry with Lab 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry with Lab 8
Biochemistry Biochemistry 3
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Yes
Yes
$75.00
Information about and a link to the supplemental application may be found at https://www.ulm.edu/pharmacy/prospective/apply.html.

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
Find PCAT test dates here: https://www.pearsonassessments.com/content/dam/school/global/clinical/us/assets/pcat/important-pcat-dates.pdf

We recommend that applicants take the PCAT after completing their first organic chemistry course. The exam may be repeated, and we will accept the highest composite score earned. The March 2021 test date is the latest that will be considered for applicants applying to begin in fall 2021.
N/A
No

Observation Hours

No

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
No Answer
No answer
The admissions committee requires three letters of recommendation from the following individuals: two university professors (one must be a science professor; the other may be any other professor under whom you have studied) and a work supervisor. If you cannot obtain a letter from a work supervisor, you may provide one from an organizational advisor that can comment on your work habits and attitudes. Please note that letters from the following individuals will not be accepted: non-supervising co-workers, teaching assistants, family members, and friends.

Residency

Yes
No

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 AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Yes
The TOEFL is required for international students and students for whom English is a second language unless English was the language of instruction for pre-pharmacy course work. A TOEFL may be requested of any interviewing applicant about whom the interviewers express concern for English proficiency.

Interviews

Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
The ULM College of Pharmacy interviews are conducted by invitation only and are designed to assess an applicant's interpersonal communication skills, writing ability, critical thinking, and a variety of other characteristics. In addition to the multiple mini-interviews, applicants will participate in a "welcome" breakfast, receive a tour of the pharmacy facilities, meet and have an opportunity to have their questions answered by professional pharmacy students, complete a writing assignment, discuss their application with an admission officer, and more.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
$200
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No