D’Youville College

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D’Youville College

  • City , State Buffalo, New York
  • Est. Tution $74,928
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
  • Apply Now


D’Youville College Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 60 Faculty: 38
Est. Applications: 276 Acceptance Rate: 14% Est. Class Size: 40

Program Description

A pharmacist’s importance in the continuum of patient care is only increasing, according to studies from the Pharmacy Workforce Center. Pharmacists are not only drug information experts — able to assess potential effects and interactions — they have trusted advisors to patients on everything from preventive care to wellness to diet and more.

D’Youville’s School of Pharmacy ACPE-accredited PharmD program prepares students not only for their doctoral education but also for their eventual role as practitioners with the practical, hands-on experience that future pharmacists need.


PharmD Program Highlights

  • Private Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Degree Required
  • $750 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score Required
  • Minimum Two (2) Letters of Reference are required
  • Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • No Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14201

Acceptance Rate for D’Youville College

14%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 14%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 56% Male: 44% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $18,732 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: 2.5 Average GPA: 2.5 Minimum PCAT: N/A


Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 60
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 32
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 90
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2019 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
Biology I w/lab 4/6
Biology II w/lab 4/6
Human Biomedical Science w/lab 4/6
General Chemistry I w/lab 4/6
General Chemistry II w/lab 4/6
Organic Chemistry I w/lab 4/6
Organic Chemistry II w/lab 4/6
Physics I w/lab 4/6
Calculus I 4/6
Statistics 3/4.5
English Composition I 3/4.5
English Composition II 3/4.5
Social Sciences and Humanities 9/13.5
Public Speaking or Communications 3/4.5
Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3/4.5
Total 60/90

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information
LOR types that are REQUIRED: Professor of Science
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Co-Worker, Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Liberal Arts and Math, Supervisor
LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Teaching Assistant
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, Family, Politician
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
A Committee Letter is: Recommended but Not Required
Does it count as more than one LOR? Yes
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?

Recommended but Not Required


Interview Information

Interview Format: Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Interview Dates:
Details: D’Youville College School of Pharmacy’s core values are excellence, lifelong learning, cultural diversity, professionalism, leadership, social responsibility, critical inquiry and collaboration. The school of pharmacy’s interview process will employ a series of multiple mini-interviews aimed at assessing a candidate’s attributes in these core values, and their potential to develop into a competent and compassionate pharmacist who values and renders patient-centered care.



June 1, 2022

General School Information


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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Contact Information

Website: http://www.dyc.edu/academics/schools-and-departments/pharmacy/

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