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University of Mississippi

  • City , State Mississippi
  • Est. Tution $101,904
  • Deadline 03/01/2022
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The University of Mississippi Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 81 Faculty: 78
Est. Applications: 153 Acceptance Rate: 78% Est. Class Size: 119

Program Description

The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, founded in 1908, has consistently ranked in the top 20 of all pharmacy schools in the nation, and this year is ranked 6th among all pharmacy schools for research funding. Students spend the first two years of the professional degree program in Oxford, the third year at the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus in Jackson, and the final year in practice experiences in multiple states and international sites. The 2018 graduate pass rate on the NAPLEX was >95%, and tuition remains among the lowest of public schools and colleges of pharmacy. Each entering professional class consists of approximately 115 Regular Entry and Early Entry students. One of the distinctive benefits is that upon completion of the first year students receive the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Completion of this degree with at least a 2.0 GPA is required for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program, which consists of an additional three years of study/practice experiences. Additional information can be found at“>

PharmD Program Highlights

  • Public Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Degree Required
  • $500 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score Conditionally Required
  • Minimum Two (2) Letters of Reference are required
  • No Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • No Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 2P.O. Box 1848, University, Mississippi 38677

Acceptance Rate for The University of Mississippi

78%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 78%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 69% Male: 31% Age: 18-61


Tuition (In-State): $25,476 per year
Tuition (Out-State): $51,486 per year
Tuition Fee: $860 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: N/A Average GPA: N/A Minimum PCAT: N/A


Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 81
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 46
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 Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
English Comp I 3
Organic Chemistry I w/lab 4
Organic Chemistry II w/lab 4
Physics I w/lab 3
Social Sciences 6
Humanities and Fine Arts * 12
Bioethics (Biomedical Ethics) 3
Biochemistry ** 3
Physiology (Human Physiology) *** 4
Medical Microbiology 3
Speech 3
Genetics 4
Calculus I 3
Chemistry I w/lab 4
Chemistry II w/lab 4
Biology I w/lab 4
Biology II w/lab 4
Statistics 3
Microeconomics 3
English Comp II 3
Human Anatomy *** 4
Total 81

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information
LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Employer, Professor of Liberal Arts, Math and Science, Supervisor, Teaching Assistant
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: Family, Friend
Are Committee Letters accepted? Not Accepted
A Committee Letter is: Not Accepted
Does it count as more than one LOR?
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?

Not Accepted


Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Multiple applicants with one or more interviewers
Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Interview Dates:
Details: The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy requires a personal interview of all admitted students. Each applicant will have at least one 15-minute individual interview. The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy uses panel interviews, in which the interview panel consists of one faculty member and one student. Candidates will also participate in at least one interview in which one or more candidates are paired in an interview scenario. The score on the interview is combined with other admission elements (pre-pharmacy GPA, resume review, etc.) for holistic review and consideration for admission.



March 1, 2022

General School Information


Dual Degree Program? No
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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