University of the Incarnate Word

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University of the Incarnate Word

  • City , State San Antonio, Texas
  • Est. Tution $152,000
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University of the Incarnate Word Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 72 Faculty: 39
Est. Applications: 310 Acceptance Rate: 24% Est. Class Size: 75

Program Description

The Feik School of Pharmacy is dedicated to delivery of superior care and enhancement of quality of life for all citizens through the development of highly trained, culturally-competent, caring pharmacists. The goal of the program is to provide  San Antonio and South Texas with a greater number of trained, professional pharmacists to meet the population’s health care needs. Our curriculum is focused on training pharmacists to practice in varied multilingual and multicultural settings using evidence-based therapeutic and managerial principles. We emphasize the use of technological advancements to optimize medication therapy and patient outcomes in a compassionate, legal, and ethical manner.

With a strong emphasis on community involvement, patient advocacy, and counseling for underserved populations, the curriculum provides opportunities to the student to become conversant in medical Spanish. Coupled with the diversity of the basic educational requirements, the curriculum satisfies the goal of producing a graduate whose personal ethics and professional skills allow for full participation and prosperity in the medical community.

PharmD Program Highlights

  • Private Institution
  • Baccalaureate Degree Preferred
  • $600 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: 4301 Broadway CPO #99, San Antonio, Texas 78209

Acceptance Rate for University of the Incarnate Word

24%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 24%

School Demographics (2018)

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


Tuition: $38,000 per year
Tuition Fee: $2,104 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: 72
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 42
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 94
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2019 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
General Chemistry I w/lab 4
Calculus 3
Probability & Statistics 3
General Biology II w/lab 4
Microbiology w/lab 4
Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II w/lab 8
General Chemistry II w/lab 4
English Composition I & II 6
Literature 3
Fine Arts (any) 3
Philosophy (any) 3
History (any) 3
Social Science (any) 3
Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab 8
Physics I w/lab 4
Public Speaking 3
Elective 2
Total 72/94

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information
LOR types that are REQUIRED:
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:
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
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
A Committee Letter is: Recommended but Not Required
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:
Details: Five major activities occur on interview day. They are as follows: 1) Multiple Mini Interview 2) Critical Thinking Skills Assessment (computer based – 1 hour exam) 3) Spontaneous Writing Sample (30 minutes) 4) Tour of the facilities by current students 5) Student question and answer session



April 1, 2020

General School Information


Dual Degree Program? Yes
Part of an academic health center? No
Pharmacy observation hours required? No
Supplemental application requirement? No
Baccalaureate degree preferred for admissions? Yes
Follows the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? No
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No

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