Published Survey
Submission Number: 4105
Submission ID: 53
Submission UUID: 01e8cbf2-2348-4c6f-8952-f0970c51a483
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Mon, 09/02/2019 - 03:10
Completed: Wed, 06/10/2020 - 09:07
Changed: Thu, 07/16/2020 - 11:10

Remote IP address: 161.131.241.246
Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Institution Address:
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Street 1: 1800 Bienville Drive
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City: Monroe
State: Louisiana
Zip: 71201
Country: United States

Program Location:: Louisiana
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- 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

Institutional Website::
- http://www.ulm.edu/pharmacy/

Contact Information Video::
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Program Application Deadline
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Application Deadline:
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What is the application deadline for your program?: May 3, 2021
Application Deadline Description::
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Does your institution participate in Early Decision?: 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?: Public
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?: Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply:: Early assurance 


Last Entering Class
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Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class:: 84

Upcoming Entering Class
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Anticipated number of Total Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class:: 90
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class:: 12

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), PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)

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: :
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Program Description
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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.


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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.5
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.5
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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:: 40
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Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition 
Semester Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: General Physics with Lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Statistics (300 or 3000 level or higher) 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Economics
Course Title: Economics 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Public Speaking 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Humanities
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Social/Behavioral Science
Course Title: Social Sciences 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Fine Arts 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology with Lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Anatomy with Lab and Physiology 
Semester Hours (Min): 7
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Cell Biology or Cell Physiology 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Genetics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Inorganic Chemistry with Lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry with Lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
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Course Subject: Biochemistry
Course Title: Biochemistry
Semester Hours (Min): 3

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
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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?: Yes
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Supplemental Application Fee:
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Will your institution require a supplemental application fee?: Yes
If yes, please enter the dollar amount:: $75.00
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Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements::
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
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Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy:: Optional
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Additional PCAT information::
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.  

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


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


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?: Three (3)

Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.:
Clergy: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Co-Worker: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Employer: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Faculty Advisor: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Family Member: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Friend: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Health Care Professional: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Pharmacist: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Politician: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Pre-Health Advisor: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Professor (Liberal Arts): NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Professor (Math): NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Professor (Science): NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Supervisor: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)
Teaching Assistant: NO ANSWER (evaluator type will not show on page)

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?: No answer

Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations::
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
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Is preference given to state residents?: Yes
Is preference given to residents of other states?: No
Additional information about the program’s state residency requirements::
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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::
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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: :
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
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Interview Format:: Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
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.   

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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::
$200


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
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Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?: 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