Published Survey
Submission Number: 4135
Submission ID: 83
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Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Mon, 09/02/2019 - 21:50
Completed: Mon, 06/06/2022 - 15:07
Changed: Mon, 06/06/2022 - 16:18

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

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Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Institution Address:
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Street 1: University of the Incarnate Word
Street 2: 4301 Broadway CPO #99
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City: San Antonio
State: Texas
Zip: 78209
Country: United States

Program Location:: Texas
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Dr. Amy Diepenbrock
  Title: Associate Dean 
  Office: Office of Student Affairs 
  Phone (Work): 210-883-1000
  Email: diepenbr@uiwtx.edu
- Name: Mrs. Ashley Rodriguez, M.B.A.
  Title: Manager, Enrollment and Alumni Services
  Office: Office of Student Affairs
  Phone (Work): 210-883-1000
  Email: arrodr16@uiwtx.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://pharmacy.uiw.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, 2023
Final Application Deadline Description::
Applications can be reviewed prior to receiving all letters of recommendation.  


Priority Application Deadline:
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What is the priority application deadline for your program? : October 3, 2022
Describe any requirements or incentives for applicants who apply by the priority deadline. :
All qualified applicants meeting the priority deadline who have the minimum G.P.A. requirements for our program are guaranteed an interview.  Admission is granted after each interview, and applicants will be notified of scholarship eligibility upon acceptance.


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 
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Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines?: No
Is your institution public or private?: Private
Is your institution part of an academic health center?: No
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:: Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), 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:: 101
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? : Yes
If yes, check all that apply:: PharmD/MAA (Administration), 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: :
Students with a pharmacy school GPA above 3.0 are invited to apply to the MAA and MBA programs at the end of the P1 year.

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

Program Description
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Program Description:
The Feik School of Pharmacy is dedicated to delivery of superior care and enhancement of quality of life for all citizens through the development of highly trained, culturally-competent, caring pharmacists. The goal of the program is to provide San Antonio and South Texas with a greater number of trained, professional pharmacists to meet the population's health care needs. Our curriculum is focused on training pharmacists to practice in varied multilingual and multicultural settings using evidence-based therapeutic and managerial principles. We emphasize the use of technological advancements to optimize medication therapy and patient outcomes in a compassionate, legal, and ethical manner. With a strong emphasis on community involvement, patient advocacy, and counseling for under-served populations, the curriculum provides opportunities to the student to become conversant in medical Spanish. Coupled with the diversity of the basic educational requirements, the curriculum satisfies the goal of producing a graduate whose personal ethics and professional skills allow for full participation and prosperity in the medical community.


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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:: 2.50
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.50
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants::
We have a "Last Class Standing" policy, where we only accept the last class the student repeated as part of the GPA calculation for both Overall and Science/Math GPA.  When the student repeats a course, we take the most recent grade and exclude the other attempts previous to the repeat.   

Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 72
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 42
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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: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I                
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry II 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry II lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry II 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry II lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: Physics I 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: Physics I lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Probability & Statistics 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: General Biology II 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: General Biology II lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology I 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology I lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology II 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology II lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 1
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition I 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition II 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Literature
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Fine Arts (any) 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Philosophy (any) 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: History (any) 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Social/Behavioral Science
Course Title: Social Science (any) 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Public Speaking
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: General Elective(s)
Course Title: Elective
Semester Hours (Min): 2

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
By end of Summer 1, prior to enrollment

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

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

Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites::
Due to COVID-19, we are accepting Pass/Fail grades from the spring and fall 2020 semesters.

Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
Anatomy and physiology must be human, not comparative. Many college equivalencies are listed on our website. If courses are repeated, we utilize the most recent grade in our GPA calculations.  Please see https://pharmacy.uiw.edu/ for more information.

Link to additional course prerequisites information:: https://pharmacy.uiw.edu/admissions/pre-pharmacy-equivalencies.html
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?: No

Supplemental Application Fee:
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Will your institution require a supplemental application fee?: No

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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
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Additional PCAT information::
PCAT tests are accepted if taken within two years of the application date.

See Harcourt Assessment, Inc. website customer service for the appropriate applications, testing dates and payment deadlines. Because we are a designated PharmCAS school, you MUST arrange for Harcourt Assessment to send your PCAT scores directly to PharmCAS – CODE 104.

We currently accept PCAT scores until the February 2022 test date.

Minimum composite PCAT score considered:: N/A
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: ACCEPTED
Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
Employer: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
Friend: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
Health Care Professional: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Politician: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
Pre-Health Advisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Any Subject Area): ACCEPTED
Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
Professor (Math): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Supervisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: No

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Accepted
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: No

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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, Foreign (non-US) Citizens, 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 AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Other clarifying information, if necessary::
Foreign Transcripts must be verified by certified transcript translation service in English translation. 
Students must be able to obtain a Social Security number to be eligible for a Texas intern license.

Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores?: No
If the TOEFL is required for non-native English speakers, provide additional details about the requirement below: :
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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:: Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Does the institution offer an online interview option?: Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
The following activities occur on Internview Day: 1) Multiple Mini Interview 2) Critical Thinking Skills Assessment (online - 1 hour exam) 3) Spontaneous Writing Sample (30 minutes) 4) Tour of the facilities by current students 5) Student question and answer session 6) Interaction with faculty

Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:: https://pharmacy.uiw.edu/admissions/application-process.html
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::
A $600 deposit is required within two weeks after acceptance.  The deposit is nonrefundable.  Once matriculated, $400 of the deposit will go into student's account for fall tuition credit.


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:: 2023-08-14
Additional details for accepted applicants::
This is an estimated 2023 start date based on current calendar for 2022.

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