South University (GA)

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South University (GA)

  • City , State Savannah, Georgia
  • Est. Tution $147,888
  • Deadline 05/02/2022
  • Apply Now


South University Quick Facts

Duration: 2-3 Years Courses: 60 Faculty: 72
Est. Applications: 607 Acceptance Rate: 20% Est. Class Size: 122

Program Description

The South University School of Pharmacy offers an innovative and accelerated program of study that allows students to obtain the Doctor of Pharmacy degree in three calendar years.  This three-year program allows students to launch their careers earlier than students attending a traditional four-year program.

The Doctor of Pharmacy program is available in Savannah, Georgia.

South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population.

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 Not 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: 709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31406

Acceptance Rate for South University

20%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 20%

School Demographics (2018)

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


Tuition: $49,296 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: N/A Average GPA: 2.8 Minimum PCAT: Optional


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: 36
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2020 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
Composition 3/5
Literature (a) 3/5
Biology I and II with Laboratories (b) 8/12
Microbiology 3/5
General Chemistry I and II with Laboratories (b) 8/12
Organic Chemistry I and II with Laboratories (b) 8/12
Anatomy and Physiology I and II (c) 6/9
Physics I (d) 3/5
Economics 3/5
Psychology or Sociology 3/5
Calculus 3/5
Statistics 3/5
Electives (e) 6/10
Public Speaking 3/5
Total 60

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information The program prefers three letters of recommendation; however, two will be accepted.
LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pre-Health Advisor, Pharmacist, Supervisor, Professor of Science, Liberal Arts and Science
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, Family, Friend, Teaching Assistant, Politician
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
A Committee Letter is: Conditionally Accepted
Does it count as more than one LOR? No
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?



Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Interview Dates:
Details: The interview process begins with an in-depth presentation about the program and a timed writing assessment. Applicants are then split into groups; the groups rotate between a tour of the School of Pharmacy, and an interview with faculty members. Each candidate is interviewed individually by two faculty members. The day culminates in lunch and a Question and Answer session with current student pharmacists. A typical interview day will run from 9am-1pm.



May 2, 2022

General School Information


Dual Degree Program? Yes
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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