University of North Texas Health Science Center

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University of North Texas Health Science Center

  • City , State Fort Worth, Texas
  • Est. Tution $57,920
  • Deadline 05/02/2022
  • Apply Now


University Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 71 Faculty: 40
Est. Applications: 527 Acceptance Rate: 18% Est. Class Size: 93

Program Description



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 Required
  • Minimum Three (3) Letters of Reference are required
  • No Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • No Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd. Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Acceptance Rate for University

18%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 18%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 60% Male: 40% Age: 18-61


Tuition (In-State): $14,480 per year
Tuition (Out-State): $31,080 per year
Tuition Fee: $4,687 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: 71
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 39
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
General Biology I & II w/lab 8
Microbiology 4
Human Anatomy & Physiology or Anatomy w/lab 3
Genetics* (for science majors) *Will accept Molecular Biology or Biochemistry in lieu of Genetics 3
General Chemistry I & II w/lab 8
Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab 8
Physics w/lab 4
Calculus 3
Statistics 3
English Composition I & II 6
Literature 3
U.S. History I & II 6
Political Science 3
Fine Arts & Humanities elective 3
Social & Behavioral Science elective 3
Public Speaking 3
Total 71

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information LOR’s must be from a person who has preferrably known you over six (6) months and can accurately comment on your academic, volunteer, and or employment experiences and attributes.
Letters of recommendation from family members, co-workers and friends will not be accepted. Your EVALUATORS should NOT identify themselves as your friend.
LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Clergy, Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Science and Math, Supervisor, Teaching Assistant
LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: Professor of Liberal Arts
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: Co-Worker, Friend, Family, Politician
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
A Committee Letter is: Recommended but Not Required
Does it count as more than one LOR? Yes
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?

Recommended but Not Required


Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Interview Dates:
Details: Interviews begin 9/2019 and end 6/2020, if not sooner
Interview is half-day (4) hours in length
Applicants must provide photo ID and U.S. Permanent Resident Card (if required) at check-in



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? 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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