University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

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Contacts

Website: www.rx.uga.edu
Phone: (705) 542-1911
Admissions e-mail: admissions@rx.uga.edu
Location: Athens, Georgia

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • 4 years in length

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2013: 747
  • Applicants interviewed 2013: 250-300
  • Class size in 2013: 145
  • International students are eligible to apply

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: 69 credit hours from accredited institution
  • Required Courses
  • Science (36 credits):
    • General chemistry with lab (8 credits)
    • Organic chemistry with lab (8 credits)
    • Biochemistry (3 credits)
    • Biology with lab (8 credits)
    • Microbiology (3 CRedits)
    • Anatomy and physiology or Anatomy (6 credits/ 3 credits)
    • Physiology (3 credits)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (6 credits):
    • Calculus (3 credits)
    • Statistics (3 credits)
  • Humanities & Social Sciences (18 credits):
    • English composition (6 credits)
    • Speech communication (6 credits)
    • Speech Communication (3 hours)
    • Economics (3 credits)
    • Social sciences (6 credits)
  • Recommended Courses
    • World languages and culture (9 credits)

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GPA

  • No predetermined minimum GPA which must be achieved to be considered for admission.
  • Average GPA of admitted applicants in 2013: 3.53

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PCAT

  • Minimum score: above the 30th percentile in each of the 5 context areas
  • Average GPA of admitted applicants in 2013: 84
  • The best PCAT scores will be considered

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Supporting Documents

  • PharmCAS Application
  • UGA Supplemental Application
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Transcript
  • PSAT scores

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Interview

  • Interview invitations will be sent out on a rolling basis
  • Combined interview with essay exercise

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • July: Summer administration of the PCAT
  • Fall: Submit online application and related materials
  • December 1, 2017: PharmCAS deadline
  • December 15, 2017: College of Pharmacy application deadline

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • In-province/domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $11,818
    • Total first year fees: $26,404
  • Out-of-province/non-domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $30,392
    • Total first year fees: $45,688
  • International students:
    • First year tuition: $30,392
    • Total first year fees: $43,981

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