|Duration: 4 Years||Courses: 69||Faculty: 60|
|Est. Applications: 401||Acceptance Rate: 35%||Est. Class Size: 141|
As the largest and only public College of Pharmacy in the state of Georgia, we provide a top-quality education for an affordable price. We have developed a four-year, comprehensive, and diverse PharmD curriculum designed to train pharmacists who wish to practice at the top of their profession. The College is committed to assuring that its graduates are ready to practice as effective members of interdisciplinary health care teams.
Several factors set our program apart from others:
Complete information on the Pharm.D. program, as well as graduate and residency programs offered within the College of Pharmacy, can be found at https://rx.uga.edu/.
Location: 250 W Green St. Athens, Georgia 30602
|Female: 64%||Male: 36%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition (In-State):||$16,636||per year|
|Tuition (Out-State):||$37,344||per year|
|Tuition Fee:||$2,290||per year|
|Minimum GPA: 2.5||Average GPA: N/A||Minimum PCAT:|
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||69|
|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:||104|
|Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:||
Spring 2020 term
|Course Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|English Composition I||3|
|English Composition II||3|
|Introduction to Public Speaking or Introduction to Interpersonal Communication||3|
|Principles of Macroeconomics or Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|World Languages and Culture – a total of 9 hours (three 3-credit courses) are required||9|
|General Chemistry I w/lab||4|
|General Chemistry II w/lab||4|
|Organic Chemistry I w/lab||4|
|Organic Chemistry II w/lab||4|
|Priniciples of Biology I w/lab||4|
|Principles of Biology II w/lab||4|
|Anatomy and Physiology||6|
|General Information||Two letters of recommendation are required and a maximum of four letters may be submitted. It is highly preferred that one recommender be someone very familiar with the applicant’s academic background as a result of teaching the applicant at the college level. The second recommendation should be from a health professional, preferably a pharmacist mentor/supervisor, familiar with the applicant’s interest in and suitability for a career in pharmacy.
However, letters of recommendation from other sources are accepted. Letters must be sent directly to PharmCAS; letters sent to the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will not be accepted.
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:|
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:||Pharmacist|
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Co-Worker, Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Liberal Arts, Math and Science, Supervisor, Teaching Assistant|
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:||Clergy, Family, Friend, 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 Format:||Individual applicants with two or more interviewers|
|Details:||Qualified applicants will be invited to campus for interview on a rolling basis until the class is filled. Candidates invited for interviews will meet with members of the Admissions Committee, faculty, staff and currently enrolled Pharm.D. students.
During the interview, students may be asked to discuss their academic background, reasons for selecting pharmacy as a profession, plans upon graduation, work experience, leadership experience, and extracurricular activities. Verbal and written communication skills also will be evaluated.
May 2, 2022
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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