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Submission Number: 4128
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Contact Information

University of Mississippi
P.O. Box 1848
University
Mississippi
38677
United States
Mississippi
Yes

Program Application Deadline

March 1, 2022
December 1, 2021
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Yes
Public
Yes
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
No
Yes

Last Entering Class

98
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
Yes
A Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences is awarded upon successful completion of the P1 year.
Yes

Program Description

The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, founded in 1908, has consistently ranked in the top 25 of all pharmacy schools in the nation, and this year is ranked 6th among all pharmacy schools for research funding. Students spend the first two years of the professional degree program in Oxford, the third year at the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus in Jackson, and the final year in practice experiences in multiple states and international sites. Each entering professional class consists of approximately 115 Regular Entry and Early Entry students. One of the distinctive benefits is that upon completion of the first year students receive the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Completion of this degree with at least a 2.0 GPA is required for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program, which consists of an additional three years of study/practice experiences. Additional information can be found at http://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/professional/.
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
Overall GPA, Math/Science GPA, and GPA on required prerequisite courses are all considered by the UMSOP admissions committee in a holistic review.
81
46
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing English Comp I 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I with Lab 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II with Lab 4
Physics Physics I with Lab 4
Social/Behavioral Science Social Sciences 6
Humanities Humanities and Fine Arts * 12
Ethics Bioethics (Biomedical Ethics) 3
Biochemistry Biochemistry ** 3
Physiology Physiology (Human Physiology) *** 4
Microbiology Medical Microbiology (Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases) or General Microbiology (+200, +2000) 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech 3
Biology/Biological Science Genetics 4
Math Calculus I 3
Chemistry Chemistry I with Lab 4
Chemistry Chemistry II with Lab 4
Biology/Biological Science Biology I with Lab 4
Biology/Biological Science Biology II with Lab 4
Statistics Statistics 3
Economics Microeconomics 3
English Composition / Writing English Comp II 3
Anatomy Human Anatomy *** 4
All prerequisite coursework must be completed by June 30, 2021 for for Fall 2021 admission.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Varies
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
For questions regarding acceptance of prerequisite courses, please contact Lindsey Cooper at lindsey@olemiss.edu. For a list of current transfer equivalencies, please visit https://registrar.olemiss.edu/transfer-equivalencies/.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
*A minimum of 3 credit hours in each general area. ** Upper Division (+300, +3000) ***May take Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II to satisfy separate Human Anatomy and Human Physiology courses (+200, +2000) All grades on required courses (other than humanities/fine arts/social science electives) will be included in the GPA calculation with the exception of original grades received earlier than 10 years preceding the application deadline, and repeated with a grade of C or better obtained within the 10-year period.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No
The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy participates in the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines (CAG). The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy requires a $200 holding deposit upon provisional admission prior to March 1. After March 1, a second seat deposit of $300 is required. Upon matriculation to the program, the seat deposit will be applied to the first semester fees.

Incoming P1 students will complete Basic Life Support training and consent to randomized drug testing during the summer prior to matriculation.
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Conditionally Required
The PCAT may be required for some applicants. While not necessarily required for admission, the PCAT is mandatory for consideration of University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy scholarships.
n/a
Yes
CASPer
Yes

Observation Hours

No
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • 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
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
Yes

Residency

Yes
No
Yes

International Applicants

Yes
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)
Do not send any foreign transcript documentation. School only considers U.S. credentials. If you have completed your course prerequisites at a foreign institution, you may be ineligible for admission to these particular pharmacy programs.
No
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy requires a personal interview of all admitted students. Each applicant will have at least one 15-minute individual interview. The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy uses panel interviews, in which the interview panel consists of one faculty member and one student. The score on the interview is combined with other admission elements (pre-pharmacy GPA, resume review, etc.) for holistic review and consideration for admission.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy participates in the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines. The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy requires a non-refundable $200 holding deposit upon provisional admission prior to March 1. After March 1, a second non-refundable seat deposit of $300 is required. Upon matriculation to the program, the seat deposit will be applied to the first semester fees.
  • Aug 12, 2022
  • Aug 15, 2022
The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy will host a mandatory P1 Orientation, tentatively scheduled for Friday, August 12. The first day of classes is tentatively slated for Monday, August 15, pending publication of the UM 2022-2023 Academic Calendar.
Yes
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No
Yes