University of Texas at Tyler

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University of Texas at Tyler

  • City , State Tyler, Texas
  • Est. Tution $138,744
  • Deadline 03/01/2022
  • Apply Now


The University of Texas Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 66 Faculty: 36
Est. Applications: 315 Acceptance Rate: 27% Est. Class Size: 84

Program Description


The Fisch College of Pharmacy is housed in the W.T. Brookshire Hall, a state-of-the-art building, specifically designed to encourage student-faculty interaction, support our innovative teaching, and includes a variety of student-centered study spaces. The College uses Team-Based Learning (TBL) as our primary teaching/learning method. In TBL, students are accountable for learning fundamental concepts outside the classroom and applying these in class to solve real-world problems.

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PharmD Program Highlights

  • Public Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Degree Required
  • $200 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
  • Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 3900 University Blvd. WTB #120 Tyler, Texas 75799

Acceptance Rate for The University of Texas

27%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 27%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 61% Male: 39% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $34,686 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

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


Program Prerequisites
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:
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2019 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
Chemistry I & II w/lab 8
General Biology I & II w/lab 8
Fundamentals of Speech 3
Microbiology w/lab 4
Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab 8
Calculus I 3
Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II w/lab 8
Total 66

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information Letters of reference must be sent to PharmCAS by the application deadline.

  • Letters from pharmacists, supervisors, and/or college faculty are strongly encouraged.
  • Letters from family and friends will not be considered for admissions purposes.
LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Co-Worker, Employer, Faculty Advisor, Health Care Professional, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Professor of Science and Math, Supervisor
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: Friend, Family, Teaching Assistant
Are Committee Letters accepted? No
A Committee Letter is: Not Accepted
Does it count as more than one LOR? No
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?

Not Accepted


Interview Information

Interview Format: Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Interview Dates:
  • On-Site Interview: The College of Pharmacy uses the Multiple Mini-Interview format for the on-site interviews. Interviews include a variety of assessments, such as group exercises, a math assessment, and a writing assessment.
  • Open House: The evening prior to the interview, an Open House is available for candidates, family and friends to visit with faculty, staff, and students in an informal setting.



March 1, 2022

General School Information


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? Yes
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No

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