University of New England

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University of New England

  • City , State Portland, Maine
  • Est. Tution $164,360
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
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University of New England Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 58 Faculty: 25
Est. Applications: 275 Acceptance Rate: 17% Est. Class Size: 47

Program Description

Welcome to the University of New England’s College of Pharmacy! We offer a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program located in picturesque Portland, Maine.

The Mission of the College of Pharmacy is to provide an exemplary, learner-centered pharmacy education and advance the practice of pharmacy through interprofessional collaboration, research, patient care and service.

Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC): As a UNE PharmD student, you receive interprofessional training alongside future physicians, dentists, physical therapists, and other training health professionals, so you are able to lead in today’s collaborative health care field.

Cutting-Edge Simulation: UNE’s Sim Lab is an authentic hospital environment with state-of-the-art robotic patient simulators. Here, you gain real-life clinical experience without the real-life risk.

Career Mentorship: Career mentorship is part of UNE’s Pharm.D. program, and it shows in our career placement record: 97% of the class of 2017 were employed within 6 months of graduation!

For additional information please contact us with any questions via email at [email protected] or call us at (207) 221-4225.

PharmD Program Highlights

  • Private Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Required
  • $1000 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score Required
  • Minimum Two (2) Letters of Reference are required
  • Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • No Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 716 Stevens Avenue, Portland, Maine 04103

Acceptance Rate for University of New England

17%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 17%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 57% Male: 43% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $41,090 per year
Tuition Fee: $2,450 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: 2.5 Average GPA: 2.5 Minimum PCAT: N/A


Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 58
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 34
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 82
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2019 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
Cellular OR General Biology w/ lab 4/6
Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/ lab 4/6
Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/ lab 4/6
General Chemistry I w/ lab 4/6
General Chemistry II w/ lab 4/6
Organic Chemistry I w/ lab 4/6
Organic Chemistry II w/ lab 4/6
General Physics I w/ lab 3/4
Calculus 3/4
Statistics 3/4
English Composition 3/4
Humanities/Liberal Arts 3/4
Social/Global Awareness 3/4
Social Science 3/4
Public Speaking 3/4
General Ed- anything but math or science 3/4
Microbiology 3/4
Total 58/82

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information Two (2) letters of reference are required letters of reference from clergy, co-workers, family members, friends, or politicians will not be accepted.

One required from science professor

One recommended from Pharmacist

LOR types that are REQUIRED: Professor of Science, Faculty Advisor
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Employer, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Liberal Arts and Math, 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: Clergy, Co-Worker, Family, Friend, Politician
Are Committee Letters accepted?
A Committee Letter is: Conditionally Accepted
Does it count as more than one LOR? No
Details: .
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
Interview Dates:
Details: Applications are reviewed as they are received, and interviews will be conducted throughout the cycle by invitation only. Interviews will be 30 minutes with two interviewers; typically with two faculty members. Candidates will spend time learning about the PharmD program, have the opportunity to meet with current students, prepare a writing sample, and tour the campus.



June 1, 2022

General School Information


Dual Degree Program? No
Part of an academic health center? No
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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