University at Buffalo SUNY Pharmacy

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Website: http://www.pharmacy.buffalo.edu/
Phone: (716) 645-2825
Admissions e-mail: pharm-admit@buffalo.edu
Location: Buffalo, New York

Program Information

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • 4 years in length

For more information on the program, click here


Admission statistics

  • Applicants interviewed: ~250
  • Class size: ~125
  • Citizenship has no effect on admission into the University at Buffalo or the professional years of our PharmD program. International students are expected to meet the same criteria for admission as permanent residents

For more information on the program, click here

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Required to complete one of the following:
    • ALL UB General Education Requirements (undergrad-catalog.buffalo.edu/policies/degree/gened.shtml)
    • Bachelor’s degree
  • Required Courses
    • General Chemistry with Laboratory (8 credit)
    • Organic Chemistry with Laboratory (8 credit)
    • Introductory Biology with Laboratory (8 credit)
    • Microbiology (3 credit)
    • Biochemistry (3 credit)
    • Anatomy (3 credit)
    • Human Physiology (6 credit)
    • Physics (3 credits)
    • Calculus (6 credit)
    • Statistics (3 credit)
    • Social Behavioral Science (3 credit)
    • English Composition (6 credits)
  • All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade equal to or greater than C-

For more information, click [hhttp://pharmacy.buffalo.edu/content/dam/pharmacy/pdfs/PharmD_Pre-Pharmacy_PharmCAS.pdf here]

GPA

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in pre-pharmacy science and math courses
  • Profile of class entering 2013:
    • Middle 50th Percentile Science & Math GPA: 3.1 – 3.5 (4.0 scale)

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PCAT

  • Percentile Rank (not Scaled Scores) are considered
    • Percentile Rank is calculated by using the sum of each section under the Percentile Rank
  • No minimum scores
  • Competitive applicants usually show a percentage of at least 300
  • If taken twice, the higher of the two is considered.
  • If taken three or more times, the average of all the scores is considered.
  • Only PCAT test less than three years old are considered.
  • Profile of class entering 2013:
    • Middle 50th Percentile of Sum PCAT Percentile Score (excluding composite): 335 – 410

For more information, click here

Supporting Documents

  • PharmCAS application consisting of:
    • Grade Point Average (GPA) & Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT)
    • Prerequisite Courses
    • Three Letters of Reference
    • Experience
    • Personal Essay
  • Supplemental application and $50 supplemental fee

For more information, click here

Interview

  • Selected applicants will be contacted by e-mail for an invitation to interview anytime between October and April.

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Timeline

  • February 1: PharmCAS Deadline
  • March 1: Supplemental Admission Application Deadline

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • First year tuition (in-state residency):$14,166.75
  • Total first year fees (in-state residency): $19,372.75
    • Matriculated international students also pay the International Student Fee ($100/semester)

For more information, click about tuition and scholarship and awards

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