University of Louisiana Monroe

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University of Louisiana Monroe

  • City , State Monroe, Louisiana
  • Est. Tution $62,372
  • Deadline 05/02/2022
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The University of Louisiana Monroe Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 67 Faculty: 44
Est. Applications: 208 Acceptance Rate: 42% Est. Class Size: 87

Program Description

The ULM College of Pharmacy was established in 1956, and since that time it has maintained and grown in its reputation as a well-respected institution for both professional and graduate-level pharmaceutical education in the South. The education offered at ULM equips our students with the tools necessary to be prepared for and be successful in the constantly changing field of health care. Graduates of our programs work across the nation in community and health-system pharmacies, clinical practice, managed care groups, academia, the pharmaceutical industry, and a wide variety of other settings.

Students attending ULM receive a challenging and forward-thinking education that combines classroom learning, practical application, and experiential training in our state-of-the-art pharmacy facility located in Monroe, Louisiana. In the fourth year, students have the opportunity to train in a wide variety of practice settings throughout the state.

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PharmD Program Highlights

  • Public Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Degree Required
  • $200 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score 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: 1800 Bienville Drive, Monroe, Louisiana 71201

Acceptance Rate for The University of Louisiana Monroe

42%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 42%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 73% Male: 27% Age: 18-61


Tuition (In-State): $15,593 per year
Tuition (Out-State): $35,849 per year
Tuition Fee: $11,706 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: 2.5 Average GPA: 2.5 Minimum PCAT: Optional


Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 66
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: 99
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2020 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
Anatomy & Physiology I 3/5
Anatomy & Physiology II 3/5
Principles of Biology I w/lab 4/5
Principles of Biology II w/lab 4/5
Microbiology 3/5
Chemistry 4/5
General (Inorganic) Chemistry II w/lab 4/5
Organic Chemistry I w/lab 4/5
Organic Chemistry II w/lab 4/5
Biochemistry 3/5
Calculus 3/4
Statistics 3/4
English Composition I / Writing Intensive Course 3/4
English Composition II / Writing Intensive Course 3/4
Speech 3/4
Economics 3/4
Humanities elective 3/4
Humanities elective 3/4
Social / Behavioral Science elective 3/4
Social / Behavioral Science elective 3/4
Total 66/99

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information Two letters of reference are required, with preference for letters that attest to the applicant’s academic and professional attributes (e.g., college-level Science professors and pharmacists/supervisors).

Please note that applicants are encouraged to e-submit their PharmCAS application before their letters of reference have been received by PharmCAS

LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Pharmacist, Supervisor, Professor of Science
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: Politician
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
A Committee Letter is: Conditionally Accepted
Does it count as more than one LOR? No
Details: Committee letters count as one letter of reference. Two letters of reference are required, with a preference for letters that attest to the applicant’s academic and professional attributes.
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?

Conditionally Accepted


Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with one interviewer

Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)

Interview Dates:
Details: Competitive applicants are invited to interview on campus on a rolling basis until the class is filled. All interviews are conducted in person on the Atlanta Campus. For more information on interview preparation, please use this link:



May 2, 2022

General School Information


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? Yes
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No

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