|Duration: 4 Years||Courses: 69||Faculty: 58|
|Est. Applications: 547||Acceptance Rate: 36%||Est. Class Size: 195|
Entering its twelfth decade of providing access to the American dream through excellence in higher education, Long Island University (LIU) is a multicampus, diverse, doctoral institution. One of the largest and most comprehensive private nonsectarian universities in the country, it offers more than 600 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and certificates and educates more than 18,000 students.
The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was founded in 1886 and is the oldest unit of LIU. Located on the Brooklyn Campus, the College of Pharmacy educates students in the heart of the largest metropolitan area in the country. There are nearly 800 full-time professional students and approximately 250 graduate students enrolled each year.
The professional segment of the Doctor of Pharmacy program consists of six semesters of didactic and early experiential coursework and an extramural year of advanced practice experiences, which students complete in hospital, community, and other pharmacy practice settings. The professional program provides the specialized education necessary to develop expertise in the ever-broadening field of pharmacy and prepares the student for professional licensure examinations.
For additional information please visit the college website: http://www.liu.edu/pharmacy
Location: 75 Dekalb Avenue L-130, Brooklyn, New York 11201
|Female: 62%||Male: 38%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition Fee:||$1,916||per year|
|Minimum GPA: 3.0||Average GPA: 3.0||Minimum PCAT: N/A|
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||69|
|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:||104|
|Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:||
Spring 2019 term
|Course Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|Biology I w/lab||4|
|Biology II w/lab||4|
|Chemistry I w/lab||4|
|Chemistry II w/lab||4|
|Organic Chemistry I w/lab||4|
|Organic Chemistry II w/lab||4|
|Anatomy & Physiology I w/lab||4|
|Anatomy & Physiology II w/lab||4|
|Physics for Pharmacy w/lab||4|
|Writing in the Sciences||3|
|Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Introduction to Economics – Macro or Micro||3|
|Pharmacy Orientation Seminar||0|
|First Year Seminar||1|
|General Information||Two letters of reference are required. These letters may be from an employer, professor, supervisor of a community service project, etc.; however, they may not come from a family member, teaching assistant, co-worker, or friend.|
|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:||Clergy, Friend, Family, Teaching Assistant|
|Are Committee Letters accepted?||No|
|A Committee Letter is:||Not Accepted|
|Does it count as more than one LOR?||No|
|Are Composite Letters accepted?
Does it count as more than one LOR?
|Interview Format:||Multiple applicants with one or more interviewers|
|Details:||Interview dates are October – May, with additional interviews as needed.
The interview is required and the most competitive applicants are invited for an on-campus group interview.
At the time of review of the applications, the committee will decide to invite the candidate for an interview, place the candidate on hold for further review, or reject the applicant.
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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