The PCAT is not required for any applicants. It is recommended for those with an overall prerequisite GPA under 3.0.
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Contact Information

The PCAT is not required for any applicants. It is recommended for those with an overall prerequisite GPA under 3.0.
515 N Main Street
P.O. Box 159
Wingate
North Carolina
28174
United States
North Carolina
Yes

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2023
None
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Wingate University School of Pharmacy - Hendersonville, NC, Wingate University School of Pharmacy - Wingate, NC
Yes
Private
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 2 - 4
Not Required
No
Yes

Last Entering Class

75
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health)
Yes
Wingate University’s School of Business currently offers the opportunity to pursue an MBA degree while students are enrolled in the pharmacy program. These students graduate from Wingate with two degrees, the Pharm.D. and the MBA. The Wingate University PharmD/MPH students will be able to complete both degrees in 4 years at a reduced tuition cost. Eligible students will be able to engage in the PharmD/MPH dual degree program starting the second year of the pharmacy program.
Yes

Program Description

Wingate University School of Pharmacy is known for its practice-ready graduates. With over 2100 hours of practice experience in hospital, community and clinic-based settings, our program exceeds the requirement by 360 hours. The experiences are placed throughout the curriculum to allow students to apply what they have learned in classes beginning in their very first year of the program. One program –two campuses. One in Wingate NC, and one in Hendersonville NC. The program is capped at 90 students – 70 on the Wingate Campus and 20 on the Hendersonville Campus. Scholarships are available to the most competitive candidates for admission. Wingate University School of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

The Hendersonville campus is nestled in among the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains, in a delightful, small city that is a popular travel destination. There’s a vibrant downtown with more than 100 shops, galleries and dining options. Beyond the city limits, the natural world offers world-class hiking and biking trails and serene mountain vistas. Beyond the charms of Mother Nature, Hendersonville offers Wingate University graduate students the opportunity to hone their skills in a state-of-the-art Health Sciences Center. Small classes lends itself to personalized attention.

The Wingate campus is located 30 miles southeast of the metropolitan area of Charlotte, NC. This campus offers all of the amenities of the undergraduate campus including a state of the art fitness complex.


Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.75
2.75
62
32
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Chemistry General Chemistry I & II w/ lab, for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 8 12
Math Calculus 3 4.5
Statistics Statistics 3 4.5
General Elective(s) General Electives: Examples include public speaking, economics, business, music, theatre, advanced biology or chemistry. 6 9
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 8 12
Biology/Biological Science General Biology w/lab for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 4 6
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy & Physiology (one course covering the whole body or a two (2) course progression)**Traditional classroom/lab setting** 4 6
Microbiology Microbiology w/lab for science majors **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 4 6
English Composition / Writing English (2 semesters of Composition or 1 semester Composition and 1 semester Literature) 6 9
Humanities Humanities (Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Religion, Ethics, Foreign Language, Anthropology, History) 12 18
Physics Physics w/lab **Traditional classroom/lab setting** 4 6
All prerequisites should be completed by the end of the first summer 2023 session.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
We will accept online coursework taken spring 2020 through summer 2023.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: No
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : No
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: No
We will accept Pass/Fail courses taken in the spring of 2020 through the summer of 2022.
Science courses should be taken within 5 years prior to the start of pharmacy school. A waiver of the 5 year time limit may be granted upon review by the Admissions Committee.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
The PCAT is optional for those with a overall prerequisite GPA of 3.0 or higher. It is recommended for those under a 3.0 overall prerequisite GPA.
N/A
No
Yes

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: 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
Recommended but not required
No
Recommended but not required
No
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, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Do not send any foreign transcript documentation. School only considers U.S. credentials. If you have completed your course prerequisites at a foreign institution, you may be ineligible for admission to these particular pharmacy programs.
No
No
Yes

Interviews

Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Yes
Academically qualified applicants are invited to an interview, either on-site or virtually. Applicants will choose their preferred interview campus or a virtual option. The visit lasts about four hours in the afternoon, during which applicants meet with current students, faculty members, and staff. Applicants are usually notified within one week of interviewing whether or not they have been selected for admission. Interview location will not impact acceptance rate and, if accepted, applicants will be able to choose after the interview which campus is preferred for attending. Accepted students will have the opportunity to meet with the other campus, in person or virtually, before making a final seat decision.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
Yes
A $100 non-refundable seat deposit is required within 10 business days of an offer for a seat in the class of 2027.
2023-08-07
BLS/AED certification for Healthcare Providers is recommended prior to the start of classes.
Yes
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No
Yes