Notre Dame of Maryland University

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Notre Dame of Maryland University

  • City , State Baltimore, Maryland
  • Est. Tution $159,800
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
  • Apply Now


Notre Dame of Maryland University Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 72 Faculty: 29
Est. Applications: 265 Acceptance Rate: 21% Est. Class Size: 55

Program Description

The mission of the School of Pharmacy is to educate student pharmacists to be competent, ethical, and caring pharmacists who will provide quality care to diverse patient populations in an ever-changing society. Our dynamic and challenging curriculum fosters the development of leadership and life-long learning skills through excellence in teaching and learning, service, and scholarship. We strive for excellence in all our endeavors and work together as a team that embraces professionalism, integrity, mutual respect, open communication, and creativity. The School offers an innovative 4-year professional curriculum that is designed to foster the development of the student pharmacist as a critical thinker, and an ethical, competent, and caring professional.

The School faculty embraces a student-centered philosophy to teaching and learning that engages the student in the learning process. Emphasis is placed on a patient-centered approach to the provision of pharmacist care, practice skill development, teamwork, and communication skills. Please visit our website for specific information regarding our admission requirements and procedures:

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 Not Required
  • Minimum Three (3) Letters of Reference are required
  • Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • No Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2464

Acceptance Rate for Notre Dame of Maryland University

21%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 21%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 66% Male: 34% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $39,950 per year
Tuition Fee: $2,000 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

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


Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 72
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 39
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 6/9
Speech / Public Speaking 3/4
Anatomy & Physiology w/lab 8/12
Physics 3/4
Psychology, Social Science or Political Science 6/9
General Education (can be divided among fine arts, religious studies, business, foreign language, humanities. Science, math, physical education, and health care courses will NOT satisfy this requirement) 6/9
Ethics (medical ethics is preferred) 3/4
Economics 3/4
Calculus 3/4
Statistics (biostatistics preferred) 3/4
General Chemistry I & II w/lab 8/12
Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab 8/12
Biology I & II w/lab 8/12
Microbiology w/lab 4/6
Total 72/105

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information
LOR types that are REQUIRED: Professor of Science
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Pharmacist, Supervisor
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, Co-Worker
Are Committee Letters accepted? No
A Committee Letter is: Not Accepted
Does it count as more than one LOR?
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?

Not Accepted


Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with one interviewer
Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Interview Dates:
Details: Required for invited applicants only. Usually 1 or 2 faculty members and 1 student.? Interview day includes presentation on curriculum and financial aid.



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? Yes
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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