|Duration: 4 Years||Courses: 68||Faculty: 63|
|Est. Applications: 207||Acceptance Rate: 74%||Est. Class Size: 153|
The University of Kansas (KU) School of Pharmacy is a world-class teaching and research institution founded in 1885. The KU School of Pharmacy:
Our rich tradition, combined with a collaborative relationship between our Pharm.D. and research programs, sets us apart from other schools. KU students learn from many of the 400+ faculty and clinical preceptors, representing a vast array of practice settings and clinical expertise; all while learning the basic science principles of drug therapy from world–renowned researchers in the classroom. Our students graduate with a broad understanding of pharmacy, from discovery and formulation to delivery. Students enter our professional program after completing two years of pre-pharmacy coursework. .
The KU School of Pharmacy is one school, with a presence on three campuses. They are:
Approximately one half million dollars of scholarship money is awarded annually to pharmacy students. Reduced out-of-state tuition is available for qualified applicants from outside of Kansas.
For more program information see our website: http://www.pharmacy.ku.edu
Location: 2010 Becker Drive, Lawrence, Kansas 66047
|Female: 56%||Male: 44%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition (In-State):||$26,405||per year|
|Tuition (Out-State):||$48,640||per year|
|Minimum GPA: 2.5||Average GPA: 2.5||Minimum PCAT: N/A|
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||68|
|Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||61|
|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|
|Social Sciences & Humanities||12/16|
|English I and II||6/8|
|General Information||Each applicant must submit three letters of recommendation via PharmCAS. We recommend that your references be current and include a professor and present or former employer with whom you have interacted within the past 24 months. It is highly recommended that you have one recommendation from a pharmacist. If you do not know a pharmacist, you are encouraged to obtain an introduction to a pharmacist and discuss with him or her your aspirations for a career in pharmacy. If you obtain a recommendation from a pharmacist who is a new acquaintance, you may submit that letter as a fourth recommendation.|
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:||Professor of|
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:||Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Liberal Arts, Science and Math, Supervisor|
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Clergy, Co-Worker, Friend, Politician, Teaching Assistant|
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:||Family,|
|Are Committee Letters accepted?||Yes|
|A Committee Letter is:||Conditionally Accepted|
|Does it count as more than one LOR?||No|
|Details:||Committee/Composite letters are discouraged and if submitted are considered as ‘one’ recommendation.|
|Are Composite Letters accepted?
Does it count as more than one LOR?
|Interview Format:||Individual applicants with two or more interviewers|
|Details:||Qualified applicants are invited for an interview. All admitted applicants participate in the interview process. Interviews are scheduled beginning in August.
Committee members look for students with good communication skills, emotional maturity, leadership, professionalism, understanding of the pharmacy profession, and an interest in service to community. Job shadowing or work experience in a pharmacy or a health care setting is encouraged.
June 1, 2022
Dual Degree Program? Yes
Part of an academic health center? Yes
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
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