|Duration: 2-3 Years||Courses: 63||Faculty: 30|
|Est. Applications: 535||Acceptance Rate: 16%||Est. Class Size: 86|
Belmont University College of Pharmacy is located in one of America’s great cities – Nashville, Tennessee – known for its strong healthcare industry, superb recreational opportunities, exceptional quality of life, and world-class musicians from all genres.
Belmont University offers a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program that provides our students with the education to compassionately serve patients and effectively manage a variety of healthcare systems. Service to others is a hallmark of the Belmont experience for pharmacy students. And our graduates consistently achieve first-time pass rates on the NAPLEX and MPJE that are well above the national average for pharmacy schools.
Alongside the core curriculum, we offer innovative concentrations in four areas to enhance our graduates’ marketability and career options: Management, Health Care Informatics, Advanced Pharmacotherapy and Missions/Public Health. Belmont also offers a dual degree PharmD/MBA which students can complete within four years at a significant tuition savings versus enrolling in each program separately. A previous bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite for entry to the MBA program.
Location: 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212
|Female: 65%||Male: 35%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition Fee:||$1,440||per year|
|Minimum GPA: 2.5||Average GPA: 2.5||Minimum PCAT: N/A|
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||63|
|Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||27|
|Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||94|
|Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:||
Spring 2019 term
|Course Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|1st Biology & 2nd Biology w/lab||8/12|
|General (Inorganic) Chemistry I & II w/lab||8/12|
|Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab||8/12|
|English Composition / Writing I & II||6/8|
|Oral Communication Skills||3/4|
|2nd Communication Skills||3/4|
|Behavioral or Social Science I & II||6/8|
|Elective I, II & III||9/12|
|General Information||At least one letter of reference from a pharmacist is preferred, but not required.|
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:|
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:||Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Liberal Arts, Science and Math, Supervisor|
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Clergy, Co-Worker, Teaching Assistant|
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:||Friend, Family, Politician|
|Are Committee Letters accepted?||Yes|
|A Committee Letter is:||Conditionally Accepted|
|Does it count as more than one LOR?||Varies|
|Are Composite Letters accepted?
Does it count as more than one LOR?
|Interview Format:||Individual applicants with two or more interviewers|
|Details:||Qualified applicants are invited to attend an upcoming Interview Day. In addition to an interview appointment, Interview Days often include a program presentation, a campus and facility tour, opportunity to talk with current students, and an onsite writing sample.|
June 1, 2022
Dual Degree Program? Yes
Part of an academic health center? No
Pharmacy observation hours required? No
Supplemental application requirement? No
Baccalaureate degree preferred for admissions? No
Follows the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? No
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No
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