Invitations to submit the required UCSF Application Processing Fee will NOT be sent. Please visit our web page http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions for information.
Published Survey
Submission Number: 4115
Submission ID: 63
Submission UUID: 33456b3d-db27-4abe-9420-3727909576d8
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Tue, 09/17/2019 - 13:40
Completed: Thu, 06/10/2021 - 17:10
Changed: Wed, 10/06/2021 - 14:35

Remote IP address: 150.38.104.224
Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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If you need to post a notification below your institution name, please enter it here::
Invitations to submit the required UCSF Application Processing Fee will NOT be sent. Please visit our web page http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions for information.

Institution Address:
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Street 1: UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy
Street 2: Room S-960, Box 0150
Street 3: 513 Parnassus Avenue
City: San Francisco
State: California
Zip: 94143
Country: United States

Program Location:: California
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Joel W. Gonzales
  Title: Director of Admissions
  Office: Office of Student & Curricular Affairs 
  Phone (Work): 415-502-5368
  Email: PharmacyAdmissions@ucsf.edu
- Name: Edgar Micua
  Title: Admissions Coordinator
  Office: Office of Student & Curricular Affairs
  Phone (Work): 415-476-2733
  Email: PharmacyAdmissions@ucsf.edu

Institutional Website::
- http://pharmacy.ucsf.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?: November 1, 2021
Final Application Deadline Description::
All application materials (transcripts, references, etc.) must be received by PharmCAS by November 1. In addition, all applicants must submit a UCSF Application Processing Fee by visiting the following website: https://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/steps/apply


Priority Application Deadline:
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What is the priority application deadline for your program? : None

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?: Public
Is your institution part of an academic health center?: Yes
Academic Term Type:: Quarter (4 terms per academic year)
Program Structure:
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What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum?: * 2 - 3

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:: 127
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/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)

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: :
UCSF PharmD graduates are  encouraged to build upon their pharmacy education through additional degrees. For more information, please visit our website: https://pharmd.ucsf.edu/careers/beyond-pharmd#other 

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

Program Description
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Program Description:
The UCSF PharmD is a multifaceted and compassionate leader in pharmacy, with a scientific mindset and a limitless future. UCSF’s 3-year, year-round PharmD program prepares ambitious minds for diverse and dynamic careers in pharmacy and beyond. We inspire inquisitive students to think creatively from fresh perspectives and to fearlessly approach new challenges in pharmacy and across health care. From our home in the San Francisco Bay Area, and at the world’s leading university focused on health, our students care for—and learn from—diverse patient populations and evolve into patient-centered clinicians. UCSF PharmD graduates, equipped with a scientific mindset and an unmatched professional skillset, are transforming health care for patients and communities through pharmacy. Students are surrounded by individuals who inspire and challenge them to excel.

For more information on our PharmD program, please visit http://pharmd.ucsf.edu

For more information on applying to our program, please visit http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions

For insight into our admissions process, visit our Admissions Director’s blog at http://pharmdadmissions.ucsf.edu 

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

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.8
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: N/A
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants::
The minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA to apply to our program is a 2.80 (as calculated by PharmCAS).  On occasions the minimum GPA requirement has been waived for extenuating circumstances. Please contact our office for additional information on minimum GPA waivers.

Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 59
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 30
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 88
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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: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry with Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry with Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Biology with Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Physiology
Course Title: Physiology 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology with Lab
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Statistics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition 
Semester Hours (Min): 5
Quarter Hours (Min): 8
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Public Speaking or Debate
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Social/Behavioral Science
Course Title: Introduction to Psychology OR Introduction to Sociology OR Cultural Anthropology
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Economics
Course Title: Microeconomics OR Macroeconomics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4.5
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Course Subject: Other
Course Title: Humanities and/or Social Sciences (See website for more detailed information: http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/reqs/academic)
Semester Hours (Min): 10
Quarter Hours (Min): 14.5

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
July 1, 2022 (You may be in the process of completing the prerequisites when you submit the application as well as planning to complete prerequisite requirements AFTER submitting the application, but all prerequisites must be satisfactorily completed by July 1 of the year of entry into the program.)

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

Enter any additional information regarding online course prerequisites::
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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

Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites::
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Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
For detailed information on UCSF Prerequisite Requirements, visit: https://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/reqs/academic

In order to be eligible for admission, you must satisfactorily complete a minimum total of 88 quarter units (equivalent to 59 semester units) of academic course work at another college. Our prerequisites are a part of this required minimum number of units.

You may be in the process of completing the prerequisites when you submit the application, but all prerequisites must be satisfactorily completed by July 1 of the year of entry into the program.

Link to additional course prerequisites information:: https://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/reqs/academic
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?: Yes
If yes, please enter the dollar amount:: $80.00
Link to supplemental fee form or instructions:: http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/apply

Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements::
UCSF Application Processing Fee: http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/apply

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::
The PCAT is not required, rather it's optional. For example, this could apply to students at or near the minimum 2.80 GPA requirement or students who completed science prereq coursework more than seven years ago. Questions? We encourage you to contact our staff. For information on the PCAT as an option, visit our blog: http://pharmdadmissions.ucsf.edu/2018/12/2019-and-beyond-pcat-no-longer-required.html

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?: Recommended, but not required
Please note any additional relevant information::
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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?: Three (3)

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

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : Conditionally accepted
If you've selected "Conditionally Accepted," please post the criteria you require and all necessary information for the applicants.:
Committee letters are acceptable. We will consider this as one letter, or multiple letters (depending on the wishes of an applicant.)

Does it count as more than one evaluation?: Varies

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Conditionally accepted
If you've selected "Conditionally Accepted," please post the criteria you require and all necessary information for the applicants.:
Composite letters are acceptable. We will consider this as one letter, or multiple letters (depending on the wishes of an applicant.)

Does it count as more than one evaluation?: Varies

Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations::
UCSF requires at least 3 letters of reference. If a 4th letter is submitted, we will accept a fourth letter. Although not a requirement, we would like to receive a letter from an individual who could speak about your academic abilities. 

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::
Important specific information for foreign students is available online: http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/intl Students with non-US coursework must submit a World Educational Services (WES) evaluation along with original transcripts from the non-US institution. WES evaluations should be submitted to PharmCAS; non-US transcripts should be sent directly to our office. We will only accept evaluations completed by WES. We will not accept other evaluation services.

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: :
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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
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
Interviews are by invitation only and are held in January 2022. For 2022, our interview will be conducted virtually. 
We have paused the MMI interview format and will utilize a traditional interview structure. Details about the interview process are available on the web: http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/interview 

Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:: http://pharmd.ucsf.edu/admissions/interview
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::
$100


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
- 2022-07-25

Additional details for accepted applicants::
Start date of program (Tentative):  7/25/2022

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