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Contact Information

716 Stevens Avenue
Portland
Maine
04103
United States
Maine
  • Name: Alexandra Wallner
    Title: Admissions Coordinator
    Office: Office of Graduate Admissions
    Phone (Work): 207-221-4225
    Email: awallner@une.edu

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2021
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

42

Upcoming Entering Class

60
25

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No

Program Description

Welcome to the University of New England’s School of Pharmacy! We offer a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program located in picturesque Portland, Maine. http://www.une.edu/pharmacy

The Mission of the School of Pharmacy is to provide an exemplary, learner-centered pharmacy education and advance the practice of pharmacy through interprofessional collaboration, research, patient care and service.

Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC): As a UNE PharmD student, you receive interprofessional training alongside future physicians, dentists, physical therapists, and other training health professionals, so you are able to lead in today’s collaborative health care field.

Cutting-Edge Simulation: UNE’s Sim Lab is an authentic hospital environment with state-of-the-art robotic patient simulators. Here, you gain real-life clinical experience without the real-life risk.

Career Mentorship: Career mentorship is part of UNE's Pharm.D. program, and it shows in our career placement record: 97% of the class of 2017 were employed within 6 months of graduation!

For additional information please contact us with any questions via email at gradadmissions@une.edu or call us at (207) 221-4225.

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
2.5
58
34
82

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science Cellular OR General Biology w/ lab 4 6
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/ lab 4 6
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/ lab 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry I w/ lab 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry II w/ lab 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I w/ lab 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II w/ lab 4 6
Physics General Physics I w/ lab 3 4
Math Calculus 3 4
Statistics Statistics 3 4
English Composition / Writing English Composition 3 4
General Elective(s) Humanities/Liberal Arts 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science Social/Global Awareness 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science Social Science (Psychology/Sociology/Economics/Anthropology) 3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Public Speaking 3 4
General Elective(s) General Ed- anything but math or science 3 4
Microbiology Microbiology 3 4
August 15th, 2021
Science and Math courses should be completed no more than 5 years prior to enrollment. All prerequisite coursework must be completed with a grade of "C" or better ("C-" grades are not acceptable and must be repeated for grade of C or better).

Maximum of 10 AP credits will be accepted to fulfill prerequisite coursework. AP credits must appear as transfer credit on the undergraduate transcript. Regardless of AP credits awarded, 48 credit hours of undergraduate coursework post-high school graduation must be completed to be eligible for admission.

Prerequisite coursework can be planned or in-progress at the time of application, and must be completed at a U.S. regionally accredited institution or international equivalent. If planned or in progress coursework is not listed on the application, UNE will assume that you are not planning on taking the course and will consider your application incomplete.

Visit http://www.une.edu/pharmacy/admissions for additional information.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
N/A
No

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
No Answer
Not Accepted
Two (2) letters of reference are required letters of reference from clergy, co-workers, family members, friends, or politicians will not be accepted. One required from science professor One recommended from Pharmacist

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent 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
UNE accepts evaluations from World Education Services (WES) only. Evaluations must be for grade and degree equivalency, if applicable. Please order the WES ICAP service to ensure that copies of your transcripts will be included with the evaluation report.
Yes
All UNE students must be proficient in the English language. For more information about satisfying UNE's English Language Proficiency requirement visit http://www.une.edu/admissions/intl

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Qualified applicants will be contacted and invited to interview by the Office of Graduate Admission.
Interviews are done by invitation only.
Alternate interviewing modalities (including virtual interviews) may be instituted as necessary to address ongoing public health concerns with COVID-19. The Office of Graduate Admissions will be in touch with updates, as necessary.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
First deposit will be of $200 and this is usually required two weeks after acceptance date. An additional deposit of $800 will be required to be submitted by April 1. All deposits are non refundable and are counted towards your tuition. All dates and information will be included on acceptance letter.
  • August 26, 2020
Classes typically begin late August or early September immediately following orientation.
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No