|Duration: 2-3 Years||Courses: 73||Faculty: 66|
|Est. Applications: 428||Acceptance Rate: 32%||Est. Class Size: 137|
University of Houston College of Pharmacy (UHCOP) combines the opportunities & experiences of the Texas Medical Center’s world-class healthcare community with resources of the University of Houston, Texas’ premier urban teaching and research university, to offer the best possible education. We have 2 locations, UH main campus, in Houston,TX, and Doctor’s Hospital Renaissance (DHR) in Edinburg,TX.
UH main campus has 2 large stadium-style classrooms, active learning classrooms, compounding and sterile products lab, OSCE suites, and state-of-the-art pharmacology, pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry core labs. We feature active-learning technologies, including patient simulation, patient-care & research labs.
The optional RGV Satellite Pgm is based on a 3+1 model, with Years 1-3 (with the possible exception of the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences) in Houston and Year 4 at DHR in Edinburg. Learn more about RGV:http://www.uh.edu/pharmacy/prospective-students/pharmd/rgv-pharmd-satellite/
Location: 4849 Calhoun, Room 3044 Houston, Texas 77204-5000
|Female: 68%||Male: 32%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition (In-State):||$24,092||per year|
|Tuition (Out-State):||$42,446||per year|
|Tuition Fee:||$1,503||per year|
|Minimum GPA: 2.0||Average GPA: 2.0||Minimum PCAT: N/A|
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||73|
|Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||43|
|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 2019 term
|Course Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|Biology I & II w/lab||8|
|Chemistry I & II w/lab||8|
|Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab||8|
|Introduction to Psychology OR Introduction to Sociology||3|
|Government/Political Science I & II||6|
|American History I & II||6|
|English I & II||6|
|Language, Philosophy and Culture||3|
|Writing in the Disciplines (Institutional Designated course)*||3|
|General Information||LORs from family members and close friends are NOT accepted. Three LORs are required from the acceptable choices indicated below. All Letters of Reference must be from individuals residing in the U.S.|
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:||Employer, Faculty Advisor, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Liberal Arts, Math and Science, Supervisor, Teaching Assistant|
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:|
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED:|
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:||Clergy, Co-Worker, Health Care Professional, Politician, Friend, Family, Teaching Assistant|
|Are Committee Letters accepted?||Yes|
|A Committee Letter is:||Conditionally Accepted|
|Does it count as more than one LOR?||Yes|
|Details:||A Committee/Composite letter consisting of letters from several individuals can serve as one to three (1-3) LORs.|
|Are Composite Letters accepted?
Does it count as more than one LOR?
|Interview Format:||Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)|
All interviews are in-person and occur in Health 2 on the Houston-campus.
The interview day lasts about 5 hours.
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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