Published Survey
Submission Number: 4150
Submission ID: 98
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Created: Sat, 08/24/2019 - 05:44
Completed: Wed, 06/17/2020 - 11:27
Changed: Fri, 06/19/2020 - 12:16

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Language: English

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Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
Banner Image:: CedarvillePharm-v3.jpg
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Institution Address:
Street 1: 251 N. Main Street
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Street 3: {Empty}
City: Cedarville
State: Ohio
Zip: 45314
Country: United States

Program Location:: Ohio
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: David Ormsbee
  Title: Associate Director, Pharmacy and Graduate Admissions
  Office: HSC 253
  Phone (Work): 937-766-7781
- Name: Jeffrey Bates
  Title: Associate Dean
  Office: HSC 238
  Phone (Work): 937-766-3016

Institutional Website::

Contact Information Video::

Program Application Deadline
Application Deadline:
What is the application deadline for your program?: June 1, 2021
Application Deadline Description::
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.

Does your institution participate in Early Decision?: No

Program Information
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)
Program Structure:
What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum?: * 0 - 6/7

Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions?: Not Required
Alternative Enrollment Options:
Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available?: Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply:: Early assurance 

Last Entering Class
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class:: 42

Upcoming Entering Class
Anticipated number of Total Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class:: 65
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class:: 30

Dual and Concurrent Degrees
Dual Degree:
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.

Program Description
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:

Program Description Video::

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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:: {Empty}
Total number of basic science college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: {Empty}
Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants::

Course Prerequisites
List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition                  
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Fundamentals of Speech (Public Speaking)
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I & II with laboratories
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I & II with laboratories
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Intro to Biology with laboratory
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Cell Biology
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology with laboratory 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Anatomy and Physiology I & II with laboratory 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Course Title  History Elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Course Title  Literature Elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Course Title  Humanities Elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Course Subject: Social/Behavioral Science
Course Title: Course Title  Social Science Elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: Physics I with laboratory (algebra-based) 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
Course Subject: General Elective(s)
Course Title: General electives
Semester Hours (Min): 10

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 July 31 prior to starting PharmD classes in August.

Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
Student with questions about prerequisites may contact, sending unofficial transcripts for a preliminary evaluation and assistance in planning future courses.

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Supplemental Materials
Supplemental Requirements:
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: :

Supplemental Application Fee:
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee?: No

Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements::
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
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy:: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:: {Empty}
Additional PCAT information::

Minimum composite PCAT score considered:: 30
Other Admission Tests:
Do you accept or require other admission tests? Do not include immunization requirement or other similar documentation requirements.: Yes
If yes, select which other admission tests you accept or require:: MCAT

Observation Hours
Observation Hours Required:
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 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)
Evaluations Required:
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.:
Employer: ACCEPTED
Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
Family Member: 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

Committee Letters:
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : Recommended but not required
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: No

Composite Letters:
What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Recommended but not required
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 professional recommendation on PharmCAS. Use our supplemental application to submit the spiritual life recommendation. 

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::

International Applicants
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
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 only accepts 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. 

Interview Format:: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
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, 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.

Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:: {Empty}

Accepted Applicants
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 .

Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
- August 11, 2020

Additional details for accepted applicants::

Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?: No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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