|Duration: 4 Years
|Est. Applications: 612
|Acceptance Rate: 45%
|Est. Class Size: 273
The College of Pharmacy is one of the most innovative colleges of pharmacy in the United States having been ranked consistently among the top programs for many years. The Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum utilizes an integrated pharmaceutical sciences approach with a strong emphasis on active learning methods throughout the four years of pharmacy studies. The College has the faculty expertise and technological capability to offer a high quality educational program for pharmacy students. Joint degree programs with the Doctor of Pharmacy degree are available: Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Numerous scholarship, award, and loan programs are available. The College has an excellent endowment program for financial need based aid. High quality advanced pharmacy practice sites located throughout the state of Florida provide a basis for an excellent experiential program. Graduates complete all experiential requirements for licensure as a pharmacist in Florida through the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum. A variety of student organizations are available at all campuses for the College of Pharmacy and at the University to complement the student’s growth toward full participation in society as a professional and as a citizen.
Location: College of Pharmacy, Box 100495, Gainesville, Florida 32610-0495
|Minimum GPA: 2.5
|Average GPA: N/A
|Minimum PCAT: 50
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
|Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
|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
|English Composition (C)
|Analytical Geometry with Calculus I
|Social and Behavioral Sciences
|General Chemistry I and II w/lab
|General Biology I and II w/lab
|Organic Chemistry I and II w/lab
|Anatomy & Physiology I w/lab
|Letters of recommendation should come from those individuals who know the applicant very well. Only two letters of recommendation are required. The Admissions Committee prefers one letter from a faculty member and one from a pharmacist. Letters of recommendation from family members and teaching assistants are not accepted.
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:
|Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Liberal Arts Science and Math
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Employer, Supervisor
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:
|Clergy, Co-Worker, Family, Friend, Teaching Assistant or Politician
|Are Committee Letters accepted?
|A Committee Letter is:
|Does it count as more than one LOR?
|Are Composite Letters accepted?
|Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
|Applicants being considered for admission will be invited for an on-site interview on a rolling basis during the period of September through April. Interview dates and details will be available at http://admissions.pharmacy.ufl.edu/.
February 1, 2022
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? Yes
Follows the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? Yes
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No