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Submission Number: 4150
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Institution Name Cedarville University
College or School Name School of Pharmacy
Short Name Cedarville U
Banner Image: CedarvillePharm-v3.jpg
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Street 1 251 N. Main Street
Street 2
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City Cedarville
State Ohio
Zip 45314
Country United States
Program Location: Ohio
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
What is the final (enforced) application deadline for your program? June 1, 2023
Final Application Deadline Description: Applications received or completed after the June 1 deadline can be processed through the PharmCAS late application waiver program. Late applicants should contact Pharmacy Admissions at Cedarville University to obtain their waiver.
What is the priority application deadline for your program? None
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below: Full Accreditation
Satellite/Branch campuses:
Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? Yes
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)
What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum? * 2 - 4
Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions? Not Required
Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available? Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply: Early assurance
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 42
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Target number of Pharm.D. seats for the upcoming P1 entering class: 45
Maximum number of Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 50
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 18
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? Yes
If yes, check all that apply: PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above? Yes
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs: 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.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description Cedarville's School of Pharmacy provides aspiring pharmacists with the unique opportunity to study in a Christ-centered program known for its patient-focused and future-oriented approach. The School is a part of a dynamic, comprehensive university that attracts approximately 4,700 students from around the world to study in more than 100 academic programs on a beautiful, 780-acre campus in southwestern Ohio. While mastering pharmacy content and patient-care skills 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 challenged by your professors to integrate contemporary practices and pursue innovative solutions in an effort to improve patient care. We look for students who possess a vision to use pharmacy as a tool to make an impact in lives and communities. For more information visit: http://www.cedarville.edu/pharmacy
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum Overall GPA: 3.0
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: 3.0
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants: 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.
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: 40
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Total number of basic science college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants: Credits must be earned at accredited universities. International applicants must submit original transcripts plus WES evaluations.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
List of 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 with laboratory 4
Chemistry General Chemistry II with laboratory 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I with laboratory 4
Biology/Biological Science Introductory biology with laboratory 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II with laboratory 4
Biology/Biological Science Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics or advanced biology with laboratory 4
Microbiology Microbiology with laboratory 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology I with laboratory 4
Physics Physics I with laboratory (algebra-based) 4
Math Calculus 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology II with laboratory 4
Humanities Humanities elective 3
Social/Behavioral Science Behavioral or social science elective 3
Humanities Communications, English, or literature elective 3
General Elective(s) General elective 3
General Elective(s) General elective 3
General Elective(s) General elective 3
General Elective(s) General elective 4
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? Applicants must complete all science and mathematics prerequisites by August 15 prior to starting PharmD classes in August.
Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Enter any additional information regarding online course prerequisites:
Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites:
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites: Student with questions about prerequisites may contact pharmacyadmissions@cedarville.edu, sending unofficial transcripts for a preliminary evaluation and assistance in planning future courses.
Link to additional course prerequisites information:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution require applicants to submit a supplemental application or supplemental materials directly to the institution and outside of PharmCAS? Yes
Link to Supplemental Instructions: https://www.cedarville.edu/gradapply
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee? No
Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements: The brief, free, Cedarville University Supplemental Application provides the Pharmacy Admissions Committee with additional personal information about the applicant's faith in Christ and their Christian commitment. It also requires a recommendation from the applicant's pastor, a church leader, or spiritual mentor.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Not Required or Considered
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:
Additional PCAT information:
Minimum composite PCAT score considered:
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
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? Recommended, but not required
Please note any additional relevant information: Applicants who have exposure to pharmacy through shadowing or employment have an advantage in their pharmacy admission interview because of their practical knowledge of the profession. Consequently, if you have have the opportunity, spend time shadowing a pharmacist or working in a pharmacy.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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: REQUIRED
  • Co-Worker: NOT 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
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? Accepted
Does it count as more than one evaluation? No
What is your college/school policy on composite letters? Accepted
Does it count as more than one evaluation? No
Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations: 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 recommendations through PharmCAS or directly to the University with your supplemental application.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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
Other clarifying information, if necessary: Cedarville University accepts only evaluations from WES.
Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores? Yes
If the TOEFL is required for non-native English speakers, provide additional details about the requirement below: Students whose first language is not English may be required to submit TOEFL scores.
Does the institution offer a post-B.S. Pharm.D. program for current pharmacists in the U.S. or abroad? Yes
If yes, is the post-B.S. Pharm.D. program offered to current U.S., Canadian, and/or foreign-trained pharmacists? Foreign Pharmacy School Graduates
Enter any additional information about the post-B.S. Pharm.D. program for current pharmacists. WES evaluations of international transcripts are required to determine the applicant's academic readiness for the PharmD curriculum. Usually applicants with international pharmacy or other internationally-earned degrees supplement their international coursework by taking prerequisites they lack at colleges and universities in the United States.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
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 interview is the final step in the admission process. Invitations to interview are contingent upon a verified PharmCAS application, acceptable academic credentials, and a completed supplemental application. Interviews typically occur on campus so that applicants can learn about the School of Pharmacy and meet faculty, staff, and students through the experience. However, online interviews are also available when traveling to campus is not possible. The admission interview includes two components, a meeting with two pharmacy faculty members and then a meeting with our dean or one of his administrative team members.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is a deposit required to hold an acceptee's place in the class? Yes
Is the deposit refundable for any period of time? Yes
Enter details on the deposit (e.g. amount) and deposit refund policies: 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 pharmacyadmissions@cedarville.edu .
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class: 2023-08-17
Additional details for accepted applicants: All incoming pharmacy students must attend orientation prior to the start of classes.
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? No
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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