University of California, San Francisco Pharmacy

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Contacts

Website: http://pharmacy.ucsf.edu
Phone: (415) 476-2732
Admissions e-mail: osaca@pharmacy.ucsf.edu
Location: San Francisco, California

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • 4 years in length
  • Joint programs are available (more applicable for US schools). Descriptions can be found here

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2013: 1500
  • Class size in 2013: 122 (85% in-state, 14% out-of-state, 1% international)
    • Range: 122-127 students
  • International students are eligible to apply

For more information on the program, click here

Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: none, 62 semester units or 92 quarter units required
  • Required Courses
    • General chemistry (2 semester, 3 quarter)
    • Organic chemistry (2 semester, 3 quarter)
    • Biology (2 semester, 3 quarter)
    • Physiology (3 semester, 4 quarter)
    • Microbiology (3 semester, 4 quarter)
    • Calculus (2 courses)
    • Statistics (2 courses)
    • English (2 courses)
    • Economics (3 semester, 4 quarter)
    • Public speaking or debate (3 semester, 4 quarter)
    • Introductory psychology, sociology, or cultural anthropology (1 course)
  • Recommended Courses
    • Humanities and/or social sciences

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GPA

  • Minimum grade/GPA: 2.80
  • Average grade/GPA of admitted applicants in 2013: 3.60
  • Calculated by PharmCAS Application

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PCAT

  • Required for admission
  • Must be taken in time for your scores to be delivered to PharmCAS by the November 1 application deadline

Supporting Documents

  • PharmCAS Application
  • UCSF Supplemental Application
  • Transcripts
  • Advanced Placement Test Scores

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Interview

  • Interview invitations will be sent out a rolling basis
  • Interview dates: late January through mid-February
  • Type of interview: MMI interview and 45-minute essay on one of three topics

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Timeline 2107-2018

  • July 18, 2017: Filling period opens
    • May begin application process
  • July 18-19, 2017: PCAT testing dates
  • September 7-8, 2017: PCAT testing dates
  • September-October: Supplementary Application Presentation
  • November 1, 2017: PharmCAS and Supplemental Application deadline
  • December 2017- January 2018: Interview invitations mailed
  • January - February 2018: Interviews held
  • March - April 2018: Decisions finalized and mailed by April 1

For more information, click here and here

Tuition 2017-2018

  • First year tuition: $39,336
  • Total first year fees: $66,435

For more information, click here
For information on financial aid, click here