|Duration: 4 Years||Courses: 62||Faculty: 45|
|Est. Applications: 349||Acceptance Rate: 27%||Est. Class Size: 93|
Wingate University School of Pharmacy is known for its graduates. They are the most practice-ready pharmacists anywhere. With over 2100 hours of practice experience, our program exceeds the requirement by 360 hours. Our practice experiences are in hospital, community, and clinic-based settings. Here, the real learning takes place. The experiences are placed throughout the curriculum to allow students to apply what they have learned in classes immediately, beginning in their very first year of the program. Over the past decade, Wingate pharmacy graduates have exceeded the national pass rate in 10 of the last 11 years. All pharmacy classes and labs are taught by faculty possessing terminal doctoral degrees. No courses, discussions, case studies, or laboratories are taught by graduate students or teaching assistants. One program –two campuses. One in Wingate NC, and one in Hendersonville NC. The program is capped at 90 students – 70 on the Wingate Campus and 20 on the Hendersonville Campus. Scholarships are available to the most competitive candidates for admission.
Wingate University School of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
Location: 805 6th Avenue W, Suite 200, Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739-4137
|Female: 64%||Male: 36%||Age: 18-61|
|Minimum GPA: 2.75||Average GPA: 2.75||Minimum PCAT: N/A|
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||62|
|Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||32|
|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 Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|General Chemistry I & II w/ lab||8/12|
|Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab||8/12|
|General Biology w/lab||4/6|
|Human Anatomy & Physiology||4/6|
|Physics w/lab **||4/6|
|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:|
|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:||Individual applicants with one interviewer|
|Details:||Your interview day consists of several sessions. You will participate in a group patient counseling activity followed by several interviews with faculty toping it off with a lighthearted math escape game. Since this is one of our best opportunities to learn about you and what motivates you to become a pharmacist, we are always listening. You will be given ample opportunities to ask questions throughout your day as well as meet with current students at the conclusion of your interview to gain the inside scoop.|
June 1, 2022
Dual Degree Program? No
Part of an academic health center? Yes
Pharmacy observation hours required? No
Supplemental application requirement? No
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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