|Duration: 3-4 Years||Courses: 66||Faculty: 96|
|Est. Applications: 209||Acceptance Rate: 18%||Est. Class Size: 37|
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) School of Pharmacy has the only three year concentrated Doctor of Pharmacy program in the state of Maryland.
Our curriculum provides students with a strong foundation in the pharmaceutical, social/administrative and clinical sciences. With a major emphasis on high quality patient-centered care, innovation, and lifelong learning skills, our graduates are able to excel in any professional arena.
Students are mentored by nationally renowned faculty with a student-faculty ratio of approximately 6:1. With a diverse student population, we utilize best teaching practices to ensure that every student achieves their full potential through an intellectually challenging and enriching educational experience.
Our 2018 graduates had the highest NAPLEX pass rate in Maryland, and exceeded the national average. Our alumni are leaders in the profession, advancing the field of pharmacy and making a difference in the lives of the patients they serve.
We are seeking highly motivated, exceptional students to continue this tradition of excellence. Discover us at: www.umes.edu/pharmacy
Location: Somerset Hall, Room 116 Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
|Female: 64%||Male: 36%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition (In-State):||$29,296||per year|
|Tuition (Out-State):||$58,046||per year|
|Tuition Fee:||$4,144||per year|
|Minimum GPA: N/A||Average GPA: N/A||Minimum PCAT: Required|
|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:||104|
|Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:||
Spring 2019 term
|Course Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|General Chemistry w/lab||8/12|
|Organic Chemistry w/lab||8/12|
|Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences*||12/20|
|Public Speaking/Speech/Interpersonal Communications||3/5|
|General Biology w/lab||4/6|
|English Composition and/or Literature||6/10|
|General Information||One letter must be from a science professor. The additional two letters may be from one of the recommended categories.|
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:||Professor of Science|
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:||Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Liberal Arts and Math, Supervisor|
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Politician|
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:||Clergy, Co-Worker, Family, Friend, Politician, Teaching Assistant|
|Are Committee Letters accepted?||Yes|
|A Committee Letter is:||Conditionally Accepted|
|Does it count as more than one LOR?||No|
|Details:||Committee Letter may be substituted for the Professor (Sci) Letter, if the school policy prevents science faculty from writing individual letters of recommendation.|
|Are Composite Letters accepted?
Does it count as more than one LOR?
|Interview Format:||Individual applicants with one interviewer|
|Details:||The Admissions Committee will contact applicants by e-mail, if selected for an on-site interview. The interview session is a half-day process lasting from 12:30 pm-4:30 pm.|
June 1, 2022
Dual Degree Program? No
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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