Presbyterian College

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Presbyterian College

  • City , State Clinton, South Carolina
  • Est. Tution $141,200
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
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Presbyterian College Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 64 Faculty: 27
Est. Applications: 164 Acceptance Rate: 34% Est. Class Size: 55

Program Description

The PharmD program at Presbyterian College is designed to prepare students for the general practice of pharmacy. Our curriculum focuses on managing patients’ healthcare and employs diverse modes of learning including lectures, laboratories, and simulated patient experiences.

PC provides pharmacy education with a liberal arts approach, integrating classroom learning with practical experience – emphasizing community engagement, valuing each student, and focusing on patient care. We are committed to helping students acquire the knowledge and skills required to provide comprehensive pharmacy care to the people they serve.

Unique aspects of the PharmD program at PC include:

  • Integration of experiential and classroom learning with introductory pharmacy practice experiences woven into the academic semesters reinforcing what students are learning in the classroom.
  • Easy access to faculty both in the classroom and outside of class.
  • Emphasis on student development as professionals and servant leaders via co-curricular opportunities such as professional meeting attendance, pharmacy-related and general community service, leadership development, and involvement in professional organizations.


PharmD Program Highlights

  • Private Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Degree Required
  • $1000 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: 307 North Broad Street, Clinton, South Carolina 29325

Acceptance Rate for Presbyterian College

34%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 34%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 67% Male: 33% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $35,300 per year
Tuition Fee: $1,500 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: 2.75 Average GPA: 2.5 Minimum PCAT: N/A


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: 102
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2019 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
General Biology w/lab 8/12
Microbiology w/lab 4/6
Humanities 6/9
English 6/9
Psychology or Sociology 3/5
Public Speaking 3/5
Human Anatomy and Physiology 6/9
General Chemistry w/lab 8/12
Organic Chemistry w/lab 8/12
Physics 3/5
Statistics 3/5
Calculus 3/5
Economics 3/5
Total 64/102

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

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

Does it count as more than one LOR?

Recommended but Not Required


Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Interview Dates:
Details: PC School of Pharmacy employs a structured interview process that is designed to assess core competencies that are difficult to measure via an application alone.

Applicants are selected to interview based on their academics, PCAT, letters of recommendation, volunteerism, leadership, and professional exploration.

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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? 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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