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Created: Sat, 08/24/2019 - 05:44
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Contact Information

251 N. Main Street
United States

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2021
For top consideration, plan to apply as soon as possible. Students may apply after the June 1 deadline but risk being placed on a waiting list if the class is already full.

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 0 - 6/7
Not Required
Early assurance

Last Entering Class


Upcoming Entering Class


Dual and Concurrent Degrees

PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
The PharmD/MBA dual degree option at Cedarville enables you to earn an MBA online, saving you time and money while equipping you with a highly-desirable credential that will increase your future career opportunities. The PharmD curriculum is designed so that MBA courses count as PharmD electives. Consequently, you end up taking just 6 or 7 additional courses and investing about $10,000 extra to earn your MBA.

Program Description

Cedarville's School of Pharmacy provides aspiring pharmacists with the unique opportunity to study in a Christ-centered program focused upon innovation, ethical practice, and collaboration. Cedarville is a Christ-centered learning community equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth that attracts more than 4000 students from around the world to study in our 100 academic programs on a beautiful, 400-acre campus in southwestern Ohio. You will gain encouragement from committed Christian faculty members and from your fellow Christian classmates, graduating with a clear understanding of Christ-like service as well as a deeper relationship with God. Since our goal is to produce innovative, compassionate health care professionals, you will be regualrly challenged by your professors to integrate contemporary practices and pursue innovative solutions in an effort to improve patient care. We desire students who possess a vision to use pharmacy as a tool to make an impact in lives and communities. For more information visit:

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

Applicants with grade point averages below 3.0 may be considered for admission. The admissions committee also considers the overall academic background, experience, and interview in selecting candidates for admission.

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing English Composition 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Fundamentals of Speech (Public Speaking) 3
Chemistry General Chemistry I & II with laboratories 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I & II with laboratories 8
Biology/Biological Science Intro to Biology with laboratory 4
Biology/Biological Science Cell Biology 3
Microbiology Microbiology with laboratory 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology I & II with laboratory 8
Humanities Course Title History Elective 3
Humanities Course Title Literature Elective 3
Humanities Course Title Humanities Elective 3
Social/Behavioral Science Course Title Social Science Elective 3
Physics Physics I with laboratory (algebra-based) 4
Math Calculus 4
General Elective(s) General electives 10
Applicants must complete all science and mathematics prerequisites by July 31 prior to starting PharmD classes in August.
Student with questions about prerequisites may contact, sending unofficial transcripts for a preliminary evaluation and assistance in planning future courses.

Supplemental Materials

The free supplemental application provides us with additional personal information about you, including your faith in Jesus Christ. Taking just a few minutes to complete, it also involves a reference from someone who knows you spiritually, like a mentor, leader, or pastor. Be sure to contact us at if you have any questions!

PCAT and Other Tests


Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
Applicants who have exposure to pharmacy through shadowing or employment have an advantage in their pharmacy admission interview because of the practical knowledge of the profession. Consequently, if you have have the opportunity, spend time shadowing a pharmacist or working in a pharmacy.

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Two (2)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Recommended but not required
Recommended but not required
Cedarville University requires a minimum of two recommendations, one from a professional relationship, i.e. employer, pharmacist, healthcare professional, professor, etc, and the other from someone who knows you spiritually, i.e. a spiritual mentor, leader from your church, Bible study, or ministry, or a pastor from the church you attend. You may submit the professional recommendation on PharmCAS. Use our supplemental application to submit the spiritual life recommendation.



International Applicants

US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Cedarville University only accepts evaluations from WES.
Students whose first language is not English may be required to submit TOEFL scores.


Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
The interview is the final step in the admission process. Invitations to interview are contingent upon a verified PharmCAS application, a completed supplemental application, and academic credentials. Interviews typically occur on campus so that applicants can learn about the School of Pharmacy through the experience. However, online interviews are also used when traveling to campus is not possible, e.g. COVID-19. The admission interview includes two components, a meeting with two pharmacy faculty members and then a meeting with our associate dean.

Accepted Applicants

To received a refund of your pharmacy admission deposit, request your refund in writing, stating the reason for the refund as well as your full name and complete mailing address, to .
  • August 11, 2020

Background Checks and Drug Screenings