|Duration: 4 Years||Courses: 72||Faculty: 123|
|Est. Applications: 492||Acceptance Rate: 31%||Est. Class Size: 154|
At the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, everything we do begins and ends with the patient in mind. As the No. 1 pharmacy school in the country, our mission is to advance medicine for life by discovering the medicines of tomorrow, maximizing the benefit of medicines of today and training the next generation of pharmacists.
Our campuses, located in Chapel Hill and Asheville, NC, offer students the same outstanding Doctor of Pharmacy program. Chapel Hill is situated in the Research Triangle, a region in central North Carolina anchored by UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University and North Carolina State University, while Asheville is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina.
Our curriculum features re-engineered classroom experiences and earlier and continuous immersion opportunities. Fourth year students can also select an international rotation in one of nine practice sites.
Our students are involved in vibrant co-curricular experiences through student organizations that enhance their learning, growth and development in the classroom. They staff two indigent care clinics, host health fairs and hold leadership positions in local, state and national organizations.
Location: 109 Beard Hall, Campus Box 7566 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
|Female: 68%||Male: 32%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition (In-State):||$25,180||per year|
|Tuition (Out-State):||$51,638||per year|
|Tuition Fee:||$2,472||per year|
|Minimum GPA: 2.5||Average GPA: 2.5||Minimum PCAT: 50|
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||72|
|Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||50|
|Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||130|
|Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:||
Spring 2019 term
|Course Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|General Chemistry I and II w/lab||8/12|
|Math 231 or Math 241||3/5|
|Statistics 151 or 155||3/5|
|Microbiology 251 or 255||4/6|
|Chemistry 430 Biological Chemistry||3/5|
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:|
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:|
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED:|
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:||Family, Friend|
|Are Committee Letters accepted?|
|A Committee Letter is:|
|Does it count as more than one LOR?|
|Are Composite Letters accepted?
Does it count as more than one LOR?
|Interview Format:||Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)|
|Details:||Students invited to interview will meet with faculty, staff, and current students. Each candidate will participate in a multiple mini interview (MMI) session.
The MMI is a series of seven interview stations consisting of timed interview scenarios. Applicants rotate through the stations, each with their own interviewers and scenarios, over the course of an hour. The MMI does not test pharmacy knowledge but will assess characteristics and attributes the Admissions Committee feel are important for success as a pharmacist.
February 1, 2022
Dual Degree Program? Yes
Part of an academic health center? Yes
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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