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Contact Information

Chicago State University
9501 S King Drive
Douglas Hall Suite 3083
Chicago
Illinois
60628
United States
Illinois
  • Name: Amalia Diaz
    Title: Program Director
    Office: College of Pharmacy Office of Student Affairs
    Phone (Work): 773-821-2570
    Email: adiaz@csu.edu

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2021
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

48

Upcoming Entering Class

90
0

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No

Program Description

The mission of Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP) is the development of student and faculty scholars who will impact the health care needs of people in the region, state and the nation. The College will provide a strong foundation in the knowledge, integration and application of the biomedical, pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/administrative, and clinical sciences to transform students into practitioners who are committed to humanistic service, capable of providing patient-centered care, and innovative leaders in advancing the pharmacy profession. The College embraces the mission of the University to educate individuals from diverse backgrounds to enhance culturally competent care and reduce health care disparities. http://www.csu.edu/collegeofpharmacy/deanoffice/

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
2.5
Applicants may use the highest grade in repeated courses when calculating the cumulative, pre-requisite and pre-requisite science and math coursework grade point average. Prerequisite coursework older than 10 years will be considered on a case by case basis. Only pre-requisite courses required by CSU-COP will be included in GPA calculation.
63
30
94
44

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing English I (composition) 3 4
English Composition / Writing English II (Composition) 3 4
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I for majors (must include laboratory) 4 6
Biology/Biological Science General Biology II for majors (must include laboratory) 4 6
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy & Physiology 6 6
Chemistry General Chemistry I (must include laboratory) 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry II (must include laboratory) 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I (must include laboratory) 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II (must include laboratory) 4 6
Physics Physics (mechanics, thermodynamics, force, and motion must be included. May be non-calculus based) 3 4
Math Calculus (integration and differentiation) 3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech (public speaking) 3 4
Economics Economics (micro, macro, or general) 3 4
Statistics Statistics (must include probability testing, population stats & hypothesis testing) 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science General Psychology or Sociology 3 4
General Elective(s) Additional Coursework (divided among the social and behavioral sciences, humanities, fine arts, foreign language, business or computer sciences) 11 16
All pre-pharmacy coursework requirements must be completed by the end of the Spring semester prior to matriculation.
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale), a minimum pre-requisite GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale) in the CSU-COP required pre-pharmacy course curriculum, a minimum pre-requisite science and math GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale) in the CSU-COP required science and math pre-pharmacy course curriculum. Applicants may use the highest grade in repeated courses when calculating the cumulative, pre-requisite and pre-requisite science and math coursework grade point average. Prerequisite coursework older than 10 years will be considered on a case by case basis. Only pre-requisite courses required by CSU-COP will be included in GPA calculation.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
N/A
No

Observation Hours

No

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: REQUIRED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
Conditionally accepted
Committee letters must include a science professor in order to be accepted. Committee letters will only count as one letter of recommendation. All contact information must be included.
No
Not Accepted
Two letters of reference should be completed on the "Letters of Reference" form included in your PharmCAS application and submitted to PharmCAS. Applicants must adhere to the specified requirements regarding letters of reference criteria: One letter must be from a Pharmacist or other licensed health care professional. One letter can be from a science professor who has instructed the applicant at the college/university level or an academic advisor.

Residency

No
No

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
Students who have completed course work at a college or university outside of the United States must complete at least 30 hours of their prerequisite course work including 15 semester hours in the sciences, at a regionally accredited United States college or university before being eligible to enter Chicago State University College of Pharmacy. The applicant must obtain this evaluation from one of the following: Education Credential Evaluators (ECE), World Education Service (WES), or Josef Silny & Assoc. International Education Consultants.

http://www.csu.edu/collegeofpharmacy/studentaffairs/internationalstudents.htm
Yes
International applicants must submit an official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score report. A minimum score of 525 paper-based, 195 computer-based or 69 internet based is required. The TOEFL is not required for applicants from those countries where English is the only official language. Applicants who have completed a minimum of 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of post-secondary level work from an accredited U.S. college/university are not required to submit TOEFL scores.

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers, Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
The Admissions Committee reviews a prospective student's application to determine their interview eligibility. Applicants are invited for interview via email. During the interview process, the student meets individually with a two to three-person interview team composed of college of pharmacy faculty, administrators, preceptors and/or students. Applicants are evaluated on potential academic abilities, communication skills, readiness for and adaptability to the profession of pharmacy. Applicants will be notified via email by the College of Pharmacy of their status.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Upon acceptance, a Non-Refundable deposit of $500 is due within two weeks of acceptance. Deposit will be applied to the applicant's tuition upon matriculation into the program.
  • August 23, 2021
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
Yes