|Duration: 2-4 Years||Courses: 63||Faculty: 46|
|Est. Applications: 202||Acceptance Rate: 48%||Est. Class Size: 97|
Drake University’s four-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) prepares students for successful careers in community pharmacy practice, institutional pharmacy practice, post-graduate education and many other opportunities for practicing pharmacists. Our PharmD program places a distinct emphasis on developing entrepreneurial leaders committed to advancing the pharmacy profession. Through a curriculum rich with high impact teaching practices, students become capable communicators, problem solvers and decision makers with competence in professional, team-based, patient-centered care, health promotion, practice management, advocacy, self-learning and teaching. Nationally recognized student organizations and professional fraternities provide avenues for professional development and leadership.
For information about our admission requirements and process, please visit https://www.drake.edu/pharmacy/doctorofpharmacy/pharmdadmission/“>https://www.drake.edu/pharmacy/doctorofpharmacy/pharmdadmission/.
Location: 2507 University Ave. Des Moines, Iowa 50311
|Female: 64%||Male: 36%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition Fee:||$396||per semester|
|Minimum GPA: N/A||Average GPA: 3.0||Minimum PCAT: Optional|
|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:||82|
|Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:||
Spring 2020 term
|Course Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|General (Inorganic) Chemistry w/lab||8/12|
|Organic Chemistry I w/lab||8/12|
|Biological Sciences w/lab||8/12|
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:|
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:|
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED:|
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:|
|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 Format:||Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Multiple applicants with one or more interviewers
Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
|Details:||Applicants with strong applications and academic credentials will be invited to complete a scored on-campus interview and a scored writing assessment. The interview and writing assessment must be completed in person. Admission interviews are NOT offered via phone or electronic means. The writing assessment may NOT be completed from another location. Students who are invited to complete the second phase of the admission process will be notified in September-April.|
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? Yes
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No
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