Manchester University

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Manchester University

  • City , State Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Est. Tution $116,580
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
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Manchester University Quick Facts

Duration: 2-3 Years Courses: 60 Faculty: 35
Est. Applications: 449 Acceptance Rate: 17% Est. Class Size: 77

Program Description

Manchester University is accepting applications for its Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD.) Program. The Pharmacy Program, located in the highly visible and rapidly growing health care corridor near I-69 and Dupont Road in Fort Wayne Indiana. For the 4th straight year, Fort Wayne has been ranked the lowest cost of living in any U.S. city. The program launched in 2012 and the inaugural class graduated in May 2016.

Manchester’s innovative dual degree program combines an emphasis on patient-centered care that has always been a hallmark of a Manchester Pharm.D. degree with the nation’s first master’s in pharmacogenomics (PGx) – the breakthrough science that uses an individual’s genetic markers to customize and maximize his or her medication therapy.

PharmD Program Highlights

  • Private Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Degree Required
  • $300 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score Required Minimum 50.
  • Minimum Two (2) Letters of Reference are required
  • Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 10627 Diebold Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46845

Acceptance Rate for Manchester University

17%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 17%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 51% Male: 49% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $38,860 per year
Tuition Fee: $1,470 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: 2.5 Average GPA: 2.5 Minimum PCAT: 50


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: 24
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
General Chemistry I and II w/lab 6/9
Organic Chemistry I and II w/lab 6/9
Biology w/lab 6/9
Microbiology w/lab 3/4
Physics 3/4
Statistics 3/4
Calculus 3/4
Communications/Speech 3/4
English Composition 3/4
Economics 3/4
Humanities 6/9
Social Science 3/4
Total 60/90

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information
LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Clergy, Co-Worker, Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Politician, Pre-Health Advisor, Supervisor, Professor of Science, Liberal Arts and Math, 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: Family or Friend
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
A Committee Letter is: Conditionally Accepted
Does it count as more than one LOR? Yes
Details: Committee letters are accepted as a reference as long as the individuals who contribute to the committee letter are checked above on the recommended LOR types.
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?

Conditionally Accepted


Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Interview Dates:
Details: For more information about the interview process, please refer to the admissions page on the website:



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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