Published Survey
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Created: Tue, 09/10/2019 - 23:46
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Contact Information

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
777 Highland Ave
Madison
Wisconsin
53705
United States
Wisconsin
Yes

Program Application Deadline

March 1, 2023
November 1, 2022
Priority in the selection of scholarship offers.
Guaranteed interview for applicants who have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher.
Benefit of knowing your admission decision sooner.
We participate in rolling admissions and the class can fill as the final application deadline approaches.
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

139
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MPH (Public Health)
No
https://pharmacy.wisc.edu/academics/pharmd/dual-degree-programs/
Yes

Program Description

Share Our Student Success: Become a Badger Student Pharmacist
-World-class leader in pharmacy education, research, and service for almost 140 years
-Ranked 7th in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report
-High residency placement at 92% compared to 77.7% nationally
-An impressive first-time NAPLEX pass rate at 91%
-Employment within 6 months of graduation is 96%
-Our 8,000+ Badger Pharmacy alumni located across the U.S. and around the world are actively involved
with our PharmD students and work with them as caring mentors, top preceptors, job recruiters, and
expert instructors
-Over $500,000 in scholarships are offered to high-achieving and diverse first-year PharmD students

Innovative curriculum taught by outstanding and award-winning faculty; we offer:
-Over 2,000 hands-on clerkship rotations throughout Wisconsin, in ten states, and seven countries
-An opportunity to customize your PharmD degree through UW-Madison’s distinctive Scholars in Pharmacy (SIP) program by pursuing a path of distinction, certificate, PharmD/MPH dual degree, Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences Residency Track (APPE-RT), or a named option
-Access to a variety of outstanding research opportunities with over $12.9 million in sponsored research grants and over 100 invention disclosures, U.S. patents, and pending patents
-A chance to make an impact on the world through our global health experiences – PharmD service-learning opportunities in Belize and Guatemala, global health classes and summer field courses, and International Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences
-Member of the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), which provides an integrated learning environment and encourages interprofessional collaboration. Students have access to healthcare professionals and a network of hospitals (UW Hospital & Clinics, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, and American Family Children’s Hospital)
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
72
31
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Math Calculus 3
Chemistry General Chemistry I with lab 4
Chemistry General Chemistry II with lab 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry Lab 2
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I with lab 4
Biology/Biological Science General Biology II with lab or Advanced Biology 3
Microbiology Microbiology 3
Physiology Human Physiology (1 semester) or Anatomy and Physiology I & II (2 semesters). Single-term introductory courses that combine Anatomy and Physiology will not satisfy this requirement. 3
Physics Physics 3
Statistics Statistics 3
English Composition / Writing College-level English Composition courses will satisfy (Current UW-Madison students must complete the "Communication A" requirement). Requirement will be satisfied if you earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution prior to matriculation. 3
General Elective(s) 4 courses (12 credits minimum) of General Elective Coursework in Social Science, Humanities, Foreign Language or Diversity Studies. Requirement will be satisfied if you earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution prior to matriculation. 3
General Elective(s) 4 courses (12 credits minimum) of General Elective Coursework in Social Science, Humanities, Foreign Language or Diversity Studies. Requirement will be satisfied if you earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution prior to matriculation. 3
General Elective(s) 4 courses (12 credits minimum) of General Elective Coursework in Social Science, Humanities, Foreign Language or Diversity Studies. Requirement will be satisfied if you earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution prior to matriculation. 3
General Elective(s) 4 courses (12 credits minimum) of General Elective Coursework in Social Science, Humanities, Foreign Language or Diversity Studies. Requirement will be satisfied if you earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution prior to matriculation. 3
Other 19
Applicants must complete all required course prerequisites (including the 72 credit hour minimum) by the end of the summer term prior to enrolling in the PharmD program in the fall 2023 term.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Varies
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Varies
Courses taken for P (Pass), CR (Credit), or SD (Satisfactory-Disruption) through the Spring of 2021 may be used to satisfy all other prerequisite requirements because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
If an applicant earns a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution, the following prerequisite requirements will be satisfied: English Composition/Communication “A” and the 12 credits of General Elective Coursework in Social Science, Humanities, Foreign Language, or Diversity Studies.

All prerequisite courses can be taken online, however, we recommend that science coursework be taken in an in-person format, if available. All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

The U.S. Ethnic Studies (U.S. Diversity) and English Composition must be completed at an accredited college/university within the United States.

If you earn AP/IB credit for a specific course through your college/university, the UW-Madison PharmD program will give you credit for this course (regardless of the score received). If you completed prerequisite coursework at UW–Madison, AP and IB test credits will be granted according to the UW‒Madison Credit by Exam policies.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No
Creating a UW-Madison PharmD Admissions Portal is required for all applicants and must be completed in order for your application to be reviewed for potential interview selection. Applicants use the admissions portal to monitor their admissions status. For example, interview and admission decisions are posted on your personal PharmD Admissions Portal. Applicants can create an admissions portal account shortly after they start or submit their PharmCAS application. The UW-Madison PharmD Admissions Portal can be created here: https://sa.pharmacy.wisc.edu/pharmdapply/
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
The PCAT is optional for the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy. If you believe the PCAT provides evidence of your academic preparedness, you are encouraged to take the PCAT and submit your scores to PharmCAS. This could apply to students who have a lower GPA, lower grades in science prerequisites, or applicants who completed prerequisites more than 10 years ago. The February 2023 PCAT is latest acceptable test for Fall 2023 admission.
N/A
Yes
MCAT
Yes

Observation Hours

No
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Any Subject Area): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
No Answer
No answer
Applicants are required to submit two (2) letters of recommendation/evaluations via PharmCAS.

1. One of the two letters must be from a college-level instructor (professor, lecturer, teaching assistant). A letter from a science instructor is preferred.
2. The second letter should be from a reference who knows you professionally such as a work/volunteer supervisor, pharmacist, professor, lecturer, teaching/research assistant, or academic advisor. We will not accept letters from a politician, friend, family member, or coworker of equal standing.
Yes

Residency

No
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)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
International coursework must be evaluated by World Education Services (WES). All International Applicants must complete our English Composition prerequisite at an accredited college/university within the United States. To view the additional requirements for international applicants, please visit our website: https://pharmacy.wisc.edu/academics/pharmd/international-students/
Yes
The TOEFL is required for applicants whose native language is not English who have not completed at least 60 semester credits in the U.S. (within the past 24 months) at the time of application. Minimum TOEFL score of 100 is required.
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes
The UW-Madison School of Pharmacy will be hosting both on-campus and virtual interview options for the 2022/2023 PharmD admission cycle. If invited to interview, we encourage applicants to choose the option that is best for them. All applicants will be reviewed equally regardless of the interview format choice (on-campus or virtual).
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Before March 1:
• The University of Wisconsin–Madison Doctor of Pharmacy program requires a $200
deposit when an applicant accepts the offer of admission. This $200 deposit is due within
two weeks of receiving an offer of admission.

After March 1:
• An additional $300 deposit is required.
• Students who are admitted into the PharmD program after March 1, will be required to pay
the full $500 deposit when the applicant accepts the offer of admission.

The deposit will be forfeited for students not enrolling in the School of Pharmacy for the term in which they were admitted.
2023-09-06
https://pharmacy.wisc.edu/academics/pharmd/admitted-students/
Yes
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No
Yes