Wingate University – Wingate, NC

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Wingate University – Wingate, NC

  • City , State Wingate, North Carolina
  • Est. Tution $134,280
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
  • Apply Now


Wingate University Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 62 Faculty: 64
Est. Applications: 350 Acceptance Rate: 27% Est. Class Size: 92

Program Description

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).

PharmD Program Highlights

  • Private Institution
  • No Baccalaureate Degree Required
  • $100 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score not Required
  • Minimum Three (3) Letters of Reference are required
  • Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • No Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 515 N Main Street, P.O. Box 159, Wingate, North Carolina 28174

Acceptance Rate for Wingate University

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

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 64% Male: 36% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $33,570 per year
Tuition Fee: $100 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: 2.75 Average GPA: 2.75 Minimum PCAT: N/A


Program Prerequisites
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 Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
General Chemistry I & II w/ lab 8/12
Calculus 3/4.5
Statistics 3/4.5
Electives 6/9
Organic Chemistry I & II w/lab 8/12
General Biology w/lab 4/6
Human Anatomy & Physiology 4/6
Microbiology w/lab 4/6
English 6/9
Humanities 12/18
Physics w/lab ** 4/6
Total 62

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:
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 Information

Interview Format: Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Interview Dates:
Details: Prospective students who are identified as academically qualified will be invited to the School of Pharmacy for an on-site interview. Telephone interviews are not permitted. The interview day is an opportunity for you to learn about WUSOP, as well as an opportunity for us to learn more about you and your interest in becoming a pharmacist. You will hear from the Dean, current students, and faculty throughout the day. Multiple opportunities to ask questions to students, faculty and the Dean are available. The interview day generally runs from 1pm to 4pm.



June 1, 2022

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? 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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