Binghamton University – SUNY

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Binghamton University – SUNY

  • City , State Binghamton , New York
  • Est. Tution $105,800
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
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Binghamton University Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 65 Faculty: 25
Est. Applications: 297 Acceptance Rate: 20% Est. Class Size: 59

Program Description

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences continues to build on Binghamton University’s long tradition of educational excellence at a great value. Binghamton is proud to be ranked among the elite public universities in the nation for challenging students academically, not financially – and the School of Pharmacy intends to be one of the top pharmacy schools in the nation. The school provides a high-quality and demanding education to aspiring pharmacists at low, in-state tuition or scholarship-supported out-of-state tuition, and the school’s quality is underscored by its small class sizes, excellent faculty, research opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities.

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PharmD Program Highlights

  • Public Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Degree Required
  • $150 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score not Required
  • Minimum Two (2) Letters of Reference are required
  • Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: PO Box 6000, Binghamton , New York 13902

Acceptance Rate for Binghamton University

20%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 20%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 59% Male: 41% Age: 18-61


Tuition (In-State): $26,450 per year
Tuition (Out State): $37,080 per year
Tuition Fee: $2,510 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: 2.75 Average GPA: N/A Minimum PCAT: N/A


Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 65
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 50
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 105
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2019 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
English I 3/4
English II 2/3
General Biology I & II w/lab 8/12
General Chemistry I & II w/lab 8/12
Organic Chemistry I 4/6
Organic Chemistry II w/lab 4/6
Biochemistry 3/4
Microbiology 3/4
Anatomy 4/6
Physiology 3/5
Physics I 4/6
Physics II (optional) 4/6
Calculus I 3/4
Calculus II (optional) 3/4
Statistics 3/4
Microeconomics 3/4
Social Science or Behavioral Course 2/3
Total 65/105

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information Binghamton University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences will accept up to five letters of reference, but our required minimum is two letters of reference.
LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:
LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Clergy, Health Care Professional, Politician, Pre-Health Advisor
Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.

Pre-Health Adviser
Advisor must have 2+ years of familiarity with the applicant and have 10 plus years advising experience and limit the number of such LOR’s they deliver to a top specified percent of advisees.

LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED: Clergy, Friend, Politician
Are Committee Letters accepted?
A Committee Letter is:
Does it count as more than one LOR?
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?



Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with one interviewer
Interview Dates:
Details: The Admissions Interview process is a mutual selection process where students have the opportunity to assess their compatibility with the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and the School of Pharmacy can assess the student’s skills and abilities. The candidate is assessed on their motivations for becoming a pharmacist, understanding of the pharmacy practice, potential to be a caring health care professional, ability to work effectively with other individuals and patients, communication skills, writing skills, leadership ability and critical thinking/problem solving skills.



June 1, 2022

General School Information


Dual Degree Program? No
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? Yes
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No

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