Union University

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Union University

  • City , State Jackson, Tennessee
  • Est. Tution $140,600
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
  • Apply Now


Union University Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 61 Faculty: 72
Est. Applications: 198 Acceptance Rate: 21% Est. Class Size: 42

Program Description

The mission of the Union University College of Pharmacy is to develop compassionate, comprehensively trained practitioners who are equipped to meet the immediate and future demands of pharmaceutical science and patient care in an ever changing health care environment. The vision of the Union University College of Pharmacy is to:

  • Provide a Christ-centered environment that focuses on the intellectual, spiritual, and moral development of students in committing themselves to the service and needs of society
  • Promote an excellence-driven academic culture that instills knowledge and advances understanding of biomedical, pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/ administrative, and clinical sciences
  • Develop pharmacy students as practitioners who are people-focused in providing optimum, interdisciplinary care based on evidence and best-practice standards
  • Support an academic environment that fosters the future-directed growth of students and faculty as it relates to education, practice, research, and scholarship initiatives

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 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: 1050 Union University Drive, BOX 1802, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

Acceptance Rate for Union University

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

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 64% Male: 36% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $35,150 per year
Tuition Fee: $2,000 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

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


Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 61
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 40
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 93
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 & II 8/12
Communications/Speech 3/3
Humanities/ Social Science Electives 6/12
Organic Chemistry I & II 8/12
Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II 8/12
Physics 4/8
Microbiology 4/4
Calculus 3/6
Statistics 3/3
Biology (or Zoology) I & II 8/12
Written Composition I & II 6/9
Total 61/93

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information
LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Science and Math, Supervisor
LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Politician
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, Friend, Family, Professor of Liberal Arts, Teaching Assistant
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
A Committee Letter is: Recommended but Not Required
Does it count as more than one LOR? No
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: Candidates are invited for an onsite interview after an application screening process. Interviews are conducted by invitation only and will be sent via email.  The candidates will be interviewed by a committee of faculty, students, and community representatives. They will also be required to complete a writing assessment on site.



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

Pharmacy School Tour Video


Contact Information

Website: http://www.uu.edu/pharmacy

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