Published Survey
Submission Number: 4120
Submission ID: 68
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Created: Fri, 08/30/2019 - 00:45
Completed: Wed, 06/02/2021 - 16:06
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Contact Information

College of Pharmacy
Box 100495
Gainesville
Florida
32610
United States
Florida
Yes

Program Application Deadline

February 1, 2022
October 1, 2021
Students who apply before the priority deadline and whose applications are verified by November 1st will receive their first choice campus and preferential consideration for scholarships.

Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
  • Jacksonville and Orlando- you will rank your campus preference in the PharmCas supplemental questions. Information can be found at: https://pharmacy.ufl.edu/the-college/campuses/
Yes
Public
Yes
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Preferred
Yes
Early assurance
Yes

Last Entering Class

223
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
Yes
PharmD/PhD
PharmD/MBA
PharmD/MPH
Yes

Program Description

The College of Pharmacy is one of the most innovative colleges of pharmacy in the United States having been ranked consistently among the top programs for many years. The Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum utilizes an integrated pharmaceutical sciences approach with a strong emphasis on active learning methods throughout the four years of pharmacy studies. The College has the faculty expertise and technological capability to offer a high-quality educational program for pharmacy students. Joint/concurrent degree programs with the Doctor of Pharmacy degree are available: Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Numerous scholarship, award, and loan programs are available. The College has an excellent endowment program for financial need-based aid. Our advanced pharmacy practice sites located throughout the state of Florida provide a basis for an excellent experiential program. Graduates complete all experiential requirements for licensure as a pharmacist in Florida through the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum. A variety of student organizations are available at all campuses for the College of Pharmacy contributing to our student's growth toward full participation in society as a professional and as a citizen.
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
2.5
64
40
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy with Lab and Physiology with lab OR combined Anatomy/Physiology I with lab and Anatomy/Physiology II with lab 8 10
Biochemistry Biochemistry (BCH4024 or the equivalent); course description at https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/courses/descriptions/biochemistry-and-molecular-biology.aspx 4 5
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I and II with Laboratory 8 10
Chemistry General Chemistry I and II with Laboratory 8 10
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I and II with Laboratory 8 10
Math Analytical Geometry with Calculus I 4 5
Microbiology Microbiology (MCB3020 or the equivalent); course description at https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/courses/descriptions/microbiology-and-cell-science.aspx 3 4
Statistics Statistics (STA2023 or the equivalent) 3 4
Applicants must complete all required course prerequisites including associated labs by the end of the summer term prior to enrolling in the Pharm.D. degree program in the fall term.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Varies
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
It is recommended that science prerequisites with labs be taken in-person. Science courses without a required lab, online will be acceptable. Students should reach out to the admissions team to discuss individual circumstances related to COVID-19.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
It is recommended that students select letter grades rather than pass-fail when possible to aid in the evaluation of academic ability.
For students who are completing their pre-reqs outside of Florida, please refer to the following link. https://catalog.ufl.edu/UGRD/academic-programs/general-education/

Please contact Pharmdadmissions@cop.ufl.edu for questions.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Yes
Yes
$30.00
If applicant is invited for interview, we will email a link to the UF application which will need to be completed at that time.
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
The PCAT is not required for this or any future admission cycle. A student may opt to submit PCAT scores if their GPA or science GPA is lower, it has been more than 5 years since taking prerequisite courses, or there is a downward trend in grades over time. A PCAT score will ONLY be used to ENHANCE an application.

Please contact the admissions team for individual guidance to determine if taking a PCAT is advisable.
0
No
Yes

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: CONDITIONALLY 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: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
Letters of recommendation should come from those individuals who know the applicant very well. Only two letters of recommendation are required. The Admissions Committee prefers one letter from a faculty member and one from a pharmacist. Letters of recommendation from family members and teaching assistants are not accepted.
Yes

Residency

No
No
Yes

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by World Education Services - WES. (https://www.wes.org/). This evaluation must be submitted in PharmCas.
Yes
Please visit our website for TOEFL requirements:
https://admissions.pharmacy.ufl.edu/planning-to-succeed/application-requirements/
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
Applicants being considered for admission will be invited for an on-site interview on a rolling basis during the period of September through April . Interview dates and details will be available at http://admissions.pharmacy.ufl.edu/.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
The deposit is $205.34 ($200 is applied to tuition and $5.34 is a processing fee).
Classes typically began mid-August with an in-person orientation occurring the week prior.
Yes
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No
Yes