Published Survey
Submission Number: 4120
Submission ID: 68
Submission UUID: 00bb89b3-3dfe-456b-a441-6e3d36288624
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Fri, 08/30/2019 - 00:45
Completed: Wed, 06/02/2021 - 16:06
Changed: Thu, 06/10/2021 - 15:16

Remote IP address: 17.74.223.165
Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

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

Contact Information
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Banner Image:: UFP- PharmCAS Banner FNL.jpg
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Institution Address:
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Street 1: College of Pharmacy
Street 2: Box 100495
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City: Gainesville
State: Florida
Zip: 32610
Country: United States

Program Location:: Florida
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Tyisha Hathorn 
  Title: Assistant Director for Admissions and Recruiting 
  Office: Office for Student Affairs 
  Phone (Work): 352-294-8944
  Email: pharmdadmissions@cop.ufl.edu

Institutional Website::
- http://admissions.pharmacy.ufl.edu/
- http://curriculum.pharmacy.ufl.edu/
- http://pharmacy.ufl.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?: February 1, 2022
Final Application Deadline Description::
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Priority Application Deadline:
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What is the priority application deadline for your program? : October 1, 2021
Describe any requirements or incentives for applicants who apply by the priority deadline. :
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.




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::
- 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/

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)
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?: Preferred
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 

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:: 223
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? : No

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: :
PharmD/PhD
PharmD/MBA
PharmD/MPH

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

Program Description
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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.

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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:: N/A
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.5
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Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 64
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 40
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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: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Anatomy with Lab and Physiology with lab OR combined Anatomy/Physiology I with lab and Anatomy/Physiology II with lab
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 10
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Course Subject: Biochemistry
Course Title: Biochemistry (BCH4024 or the equivalent); course description at https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/courses/descriptions/biochemistry-and-molecular-biology.aspx
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: General Biology I and II with Laboratory 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 10
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I and II with Laboratory 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 10
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I and II with Laboratory 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 10
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Analytical Geometry with Calculus I  
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Quarter Hours (Min): 5
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology (MCB3020 or the equivalent); course description at https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/courses/descriptions/microbiology-and-cell-science.aspx 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Statistics (STA2023 or the equivalent)
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
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.

Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?:
Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Varies
Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes

Enter any additional information regarding online course prerequisites::
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.


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::
It is recommended that students select letter grades rather than pass-fail when possible to aid in the evaluation of academic ability.


Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
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.      

Link to additional course prerequisites information:: https://admissions.pharmacy.ufl.edu/steps-to-apply/application-requirements/
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:: $30.00
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Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements::
If applicant is invited for interview, we will email a link to the UF application which will need to be completed at that time.

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
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:: {Empty}
Additional PCAT information::
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.


Minimum composite PCAT score considered:: 0
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
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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?: Two (2)

Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.:
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

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : Not Accepted

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Not Accepted

Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations::
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.  

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, 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 
Other clarifying information, if necessary::
Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by World Education Services - WES.  (https://www.wes.org/). This evaluation must be submitted in PharmCas.

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: :
Please visit our website for TOEFL requirements: 
https://admissions.pharmacy.ufl.edu/planning-to-succeed/application-requirements/

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, but only on a case-by-case basis
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
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/.

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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::
The deposit is $205.34 ($200 is applied to tuition and $5.34 is a processing fee).


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
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Additional details for accepted applicants::
Classes typically began mid-August with an in-person orientation occurring the week prior. 

Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?: Yes
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?: No
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: No
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes