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Institution Name The University of Tennessee
College or School Name College of Pharmacy
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Street 1 881 Madison Avenue
Street 2
Street 3
City Memphis
State Tennessee
Zip 38163
Country United States
Program Location: Tennessee
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
What is the application deadline for your program? February 1, 2021
Application Deadline Description:
Does your institution participate in Early Decision? Yes
Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below: Full Accreditation
Satellite/Branch campuses:
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Memphis Campus (main campus)
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Nashville Campus
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Knoxville Campus
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? Yes
Academic Term Type: Semester (2 terms per academic year)
What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum? * 4
Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions? Not Required
Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available? Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply: Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 198
Anticipated number of Total Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 200
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 26
Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? Yes
If yes, check all that apply: PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), PharmD/MSHI or MHIIM (Health Informatics), PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), Other Dual Degrees
If other dual degrees, as defined above, please list: PharmD/MS ICL
The UTHSC College of Pharmacy partners with the University of Memphis to offer a PharmD/Master of Science in Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (MS ICL). The MS ICL prepares students with a foundation in teaching, learning, and assessment skills.
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: Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences
The Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) is an en-route degree awarded to PharmD students after second professional year.
Program Description The UTHSC PharmD is a mark of distinction. The mission of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy is to prepare tomorrow's pharmacy leaders and advocates for the profession. Our graduates enter contemporary practice settings with confidence and a diverse skillset. The curriculum strongly supports graduates who desire to continue their education through residencies or other postgraduate training, as well as those who plan to enter practice directly after graduation. Our main campus resides in Memphis on the University of Tennessee’s Health Science Center campus, with additional campuses located in Nashville and Knoxville. The college continues to be ranked in the top 20 of all colleges of pharmacy nationwide, and graduates consistently score greater than the national and state averages on board exam pass rates.

The UTHSC student pharmacist acquires clinical knowledge and finesse through a varied curricula consisting of an integrated curriculum introducing therapeutics-based courses in the P1 year; APPEs beginning in the P3 year, providing students earlier exposure to clinical rotations across the state and beyond; clinical simulation, utilizing standardized patients, task trainers, high-fidelity patient simulators, and virtual reality; interprofessional experiences and team-based training.

To learn more visit: http://www.uthsc.edu/pharmacy/prospective-students/index.php
Program Description Video:
Minimum Overall GPA: N/A
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: N/A
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants:
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: 35
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Total number of basic science college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants:
List of Course Prerequisites:
Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology/Zoology 8
Chemistry General Chemistry 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 8
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy & Physiology 8
Microbiology Microbiology 3
Math Calculus 3
Statistics Statistics 3
English Composition / Writing English Composition 6
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Communications/Speech 3
Social/Behavioral Science Social Sciences 6
Humanities Humanities 6
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? All coursework should be completed by the end of spring semester prior to enrollment.
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: All science courses should include a laboratory component. All pre-pharmacy work must be completed with a grade of C- or better. Review will focus on composite GPA, science GPA, completeness of transcript, and academic trends. Applicants are encouraged to take additional upper division sciences to strengthen their application and assure the best preparation for pharmacy school. For more information, please see our website https://www.uthsc.edu/pharmacy/prospective-students/admissions/prereqcoursework.php
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution require applicants to submit a supplemental application or supplemental materials directly to the institution and outside of PharmCAS? No
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee? Yes
If yes, please enter the dollar amount: $75.00
Link to supplemental fee form or instructions:
Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements: Information about the online supplemental application is sent to students who are offered acceptance to the program.
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Not Required or Considered
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:
Additional PCAT information:
Minimum composite PCAT score considered: N/A
Do you accept or require other admission tests? Do not include immunization requirement or other similar documentation requirements. No
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? No
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: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation? No
What is your college/school policy on composite letters? Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation? No
Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations:
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:
Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)? Yes
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission: US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad): Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Other clarifying information, if necessary: WES reports are required as part of the PharmCAS application.
Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores? No
If the TOEFL is required for non-native English speakers, provide additional details about the requirement below:
Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: There will be at least 12 interview days during the admissions cycle. Selected applicants are invited for personal interviews at one of our campuses. Tours of the campuses, led by current students, are included in the interview day itinerary.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:
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: Candidates accepted to the program are required to submit a $500 non-refundable enrollment deposit.
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:
  • August 03, 2020
Additional details for accepted applicants:
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation? Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? No
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? No
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