Nova Southeastern University – Entry Level

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Nova Southeastern University – Entry Level

  • City , State Fort Lauderdale, FL
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  • Est. Tution $130,948
  • Deadline 05/02/2022
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Nova Southeastern University Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 64 Faculty: 73
Est. Applications: 896 Acceptance Rate: 29% Est. Class Size: 259

Program Description

The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree is awarded after successful completion of the professional curriculum in the College of Pharmacy. The curriculum uses state-of-the-art interactive teaching, delivery, and assessment methods and is designed so courses integrate information and build on one another, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful pharmacists in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. Students may enter either the four-year, entry-level program or the three-year advanced standing program for international pharmacy graduates.

The curriculum uses state-of-the-art interactive teaching, delivery, and assessment methods and is designed so courses integrate information and build on one another, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful pharmacists in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. Students may enter either the four-year, entry-level program or the three-year advanced standing program for international pharmacy graduates.

Please visit our website pharmacy.nova.edu for further information regarding the program, admissions requirements and procedures

PharmD Program Highlights

  • Private Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Required
  • $1000 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score 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

Location: 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

Acceptance Rate for Nova Southeastern University

29%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 29%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 63% Male: 37% Age: 18-61

Tuition

Tuition (In-State): $32,737 per year
Tuition (Out-State): $37,409 per year
Tuition Fee: $1,300 per year

Requirements

PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: 2.0 Average GPA: 2.70 Minimum PCAT: Required

 

Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 64
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 37
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 96
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2020 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
General Biology I and II w/lab 6/9
Anatomy and Physiology w/lab 6/9
General Chemistry w/lab 8/12
Organic Chemistry 8/12
General Physics 3/4.5
English 6/9
Calculus 3/4.5
Speech/ Public Speaking 3/4.5
Social/ Behavioral Sciences 3.4.5
Humanities 3/4.5
Social/ Behavioral Sciences or Humanities 9/13.5
Advanced Sciences: cellular or molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, or genetics 6/9
Total 64/96

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information Letters of reference from two science professors and one liberal arts professor are necessary. A letter of reference from a pharmacist may substitute one letter from a professor in either subject
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.

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:
Are Committee Letters accepted? Recommended but Not Required
A Committee Letter is: Recommended but Not Required
Does it count as more than one LOR? Yes
Details:
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Interview Dates:
Details: Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy, may interview 15-20 applicants in one day. The interview session is a face to face interview one-on-two (one applicant and two faculty members). All applicants interviewed are done so with a closed file. This means faculty members will not review all application items prior to the interview. Each interview may take 20-30 minutes.

Applying

Deadline

May 2, 2022

General School Information

Program

Dual Degree Program? Yes
Part of an academic health center? Yes
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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Contact Information

Website: http://pharmacy.nova.edu

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