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Institution Name The University of Oklahoma
College or School Name College of Pharmacy
Short Name U of Oklahoma,The
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Street 1 1110 N. Stonewall Avenue
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City Oklahoma City
State Oklahoma
Zip 73117
Country United States
Program Location: Oklahoma
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
What is the final (enforced) application deadline for your program? June 1, 2022
Final Application Deadline Description: We admit on a rolling admissions basis so it is recommended to apply earlier than the final deadline. To be considered for a summer interview, applicants must have ALL required materials submitted and received by PharmCAS by the final deadline.
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. We admit on a rolling admission basis and fill positions as we interview. Applicants who apply by the priority deadline have the benefit of the opportunity to be considered for our earliest interview dates.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below: Full Accreditation
Satellite/Branch campuses:
Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? No
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)
What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum? * 2 - 4
Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions? Not Required
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
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 58
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Target number of Pharm.D. seats for the upcoming P1 entering class: 50
Maximum number of Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 70
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 10
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? Yes
If yes, check all that apply: PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above? No
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs: The dual PharmD/MBA is completed through the nationally recognized programs at the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and the Price College of Business. This dual program can be completed in 5 years vs 6 years which would be the typical completion time without the dual degree option. PharmD students can apply for this dual program in the spring semester of their second year in the PharmD program. For further info, contact Adrienne Jablonski at ajablonski@ou.edu.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description Founded in 1893, the OU College of Pharmacy carries a rich tradition of highly-trained successful pharmacists. That tradition continues in today's modern world of pharmacy where we train and produce competent, compassionate pharmacists ready to compete in today's health care market and provide patient care in a variety of settings matching any career goals our graduates may have. The quality education we provide is evidenced by our top 31 rankings in the U.S. News & World Report of the best pharmacy schools in the U.S.

Our motto is a Prescription for Inspiration and in that spirit, we seek students who are well-rounded, display care for others and their communities, and are ready to step up as leaders and lead the way for pharmacy, inspiring those around them and being inspired as an individual to reach higher. Our students enjoy the advantage of being on a comprehensive academic health sciences center campus, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, located in vibrant downtown Oklahoma City. OUHSC is a robust environment of hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, research facilities, an NCI-designated Cancer Center, and more. OUHSC is the largest and premier healthcare provider for the state of Oklahoma.
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum Overall GPA: 2.5
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: 3.0
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants: We evaluate 5 GPAs for admission: overall (all attempts of a course included), science/math (all attempts included and also includes all math/science courses regardless if they are a prerequisite course or not), biology/chemistry (includes all biology/chemistry courses regardless if they are a prerequisite course or not), the prerequisite (includes the most recent attempt of a required course), the last 60 hours (includes the most recent attempt of the last 60 graded hours).
Applicants whose overall GPA is below 2.50 will not be considered for admission. All prerequisites must be completed at a regionally accredited college or university. All prerequisites must be completed with a grade of "C" (C+, C, C- grades are acceptable).
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: 31
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 96
Total number of basic science college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
List of Course Prerequisites:
Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Math Calculus 3 4
Physics Physics 3 4
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
Biology/Biological Science Biological Science Course 4 6
Biology/Biological Science Biological Science Course 4 6
Microbiology Microbiology w/Lab 4 6
English Composition / Writing English I 3 4
English Composition / Writing English II 3 4
General Elective(s) Non-science Elective 3 4
General Elective(s) Non-science Elective 3 4
General Elective(s) Non-science Elective 3 4
General Elective(s) Non-science Elective 3 4
General Elective(s) Non-science Elective 3 4
General Elective(s) Non-science Elective 3 4
General Elective(s) Non-science Elective 3 4
General Elective(s) Non-science Elective 3 4
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? August 5, 2022
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:
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:
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: Please refer to our website at http://bit.ly/OUPrepharmCourses. All prerequisite coursework must be completed at a regionally accredited college or university. Prerequisite coursework may be satisfied if taken outside of the U.S. as long as the applicant provides a World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluatorscourse-by-course evaluation. Acceptance of foreign coursework to satisfy prerequisite course requirements is at the discretion of the College of Pharmacy. It is recommended this be done at least one year prior to a planned entry year. The 6 hours of English coursework must be completed at a U.S. college or university. Foreign coursework will not be accepted to meet this requirement. To be eligible for admission, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident at the time of application.
Link to additional course prerequisites information: http://bit.ly/OUPrepharmCourses
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution require applicants to submit a supplemental application or supplemental materials directly to the institution and outside of PharmCAS? Yes
Link to Supplemental Instructions:
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee? Yes
If yes, please enter the dollar amount: $50.00
Link to supplemental fee form or instructions:
Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements: OUHSC requires a supplemental application. Only those invited for an interview will receive information on submitting the supplemental application. Those invited to complete the supplemental will need to do so prior to the selected interview date. You will need your PharmCAS Application ID # to enter on your supplemental application. The supplemental application fee is $50.00. Do not send official transcripts to the university. Official transcripts should be submitted directly to PharmCAS.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website: https://pharmacy.ouhsc.edu/programs/doctor-of-pharmacy/admission
Additional PCAT information: The PCAT exam is optional. If your cumulative GPA is a 3.0 or above, the PCAT is not required. PLEASE NOTE: If your cumulative GPA is below a 3.0, the PCAT may be recommended on a case-by-case basis to strengthen your overall application. Please contact us at oupharmd@ouhsc.edu for further advisement if your overall GPA is below a 3.0.
Minimum composite PCAT score considered:
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
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? Recommended, but not required
Please note any additional relevant information:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation? Yes
What is your college/school policy on composite letters? Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation? Yes
Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations: We do not accept references from friends, family members, politicians, or clergy. If we receive one of these, you will be asked to submit a different reference from someone who knows you well in a work, volunteer, or academic setting such as employers, volunteer supervisors, or professors. We do not require a letter from a pharmacist or health care professional. We have no preferences as to who provides a letter on your behalf.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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: We offer a nonresident tuition waiver program to non-Oklahoma residents that is automatically granted if you interview, are offered acceptance, and pay the $100 nonrefundable deposit. This tuition waiver is valid for all four years of the program and you pay the same tuition rate as Oklahoma residents.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)? No
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission: US Citizens, US Permanent Residents
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad): Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Other clarifying information, if necessary: We only accept World Education Services (WES) and Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) course-by-course evaluations. Acceptance of foreign coursework for prerequisite course requirements is at the discretion of the college. The requirement of 6 hours of English must be completed at a regionally accredited U.S. college or university. It is recommended applicants planning to use foreign coursework to satisfy prerequisites get an evaluation completed at least 1 year in advance of application so it can be determined what, if any, prerequisites may still need to be completed for admission.
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: Required of all applicants for whom English is not the first language. Only the TOEFL is accepted. This requirement may be waived if the applicant has a US high school diploma or has or will have a bachelor's degree from a US university. This requirement cannot be waived for an associate's, master's, or doctoral degree from a US university. This requirement must be successfully completed by June 1 of the planned entry year.
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
Interview Format: Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Does the institution offer an online interview option? Yes
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: Interviews are by invitation only and are based upon the applicant's completed reviewed application. Not all applicants will receive an interview. Applicants are selected based on our holistic admissions application review of academics, experiences, and attributes. We currently plan to hold 2 in-person interview options (one in November 2021 and one in April 2022). All other interviews offered (February, March, May, June) will be via Zoom only. Please check our website (http://pharmacy.ouhsc.edu) for the most up-to-date information on interviews and admissions. This information is subject to change.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description: https://pharmacy.ouhsc.edu/programs/doctor-of-pharmacy
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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: All students accepted for admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program are required to confirm their intention to enroll and attend with a $100.00 non-refundable deposit. This deposit is applied toward tuition and fees during the first term.
Accepted applicants will have 7-10 business days to pay the deposit from the date of notification of their acceptance from OUHSC Admissions & Records.
Offers of admission are conditional based on the successful completion of requirements and adherence to all admission policies and enrollment requirements as prescribed by the Admissions Committee and OUCOP.
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:
  • Aug 22, 2022
Additional details for accepted applicants: Subject to Change; There is typically a 2-3 day mandatory orientation the week before classes start so please be mindful as you plan major life events.
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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
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