University of North Carolina Pharmacy

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Contacts

Website: http://pharmacy.unc.edu/
Phone: 919-966-9429
Admissions e-mail: pharmacy_admissions@unc.edu
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • 4 years in length
  • Joint programs are available. Descriptions can be found here

Admission statistics

  • Number of applications : 400-600
  • Class size: 150-160

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of undergraduate study
  • Grades below C- for prerequisite courses are not acceptable
  • Required Courses (for students who hold a baccalaureate degree)
    • General Biology with lab (4 credits)
    • Microbiology with lab (4 credits)
    • Human Anatomy or Physiology with lab (4 credits)
    • Calculus (3 credits)
    • Statistics (3 credits)
    • General Chemistry with labs (8 credits)
    • Organic Chemistry with labs (8 credits)
    • General Physics with labs (8 credits)
  • For students who do not have a baccalaureate degree, they must also fulfill the general education requirements:
    • Foreign language
    • Social and Behavioural Sciences
    • Humanities and Fine Arts
    • Lifetime fitness
    • U.S. Diversity
    • Global Issues
    • English: Composition and Rhetoric

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GPA

  • Minimum: GPA
  • Average accepted GPA: 3.5

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PCAT

  • No minimum required
  • Preferred composite rank: 70th percentile and above
  • Average composite rank: 85-88th percentile
  • The PCAT must be taken no later than November of the year you are applying.
  • The highest score is considered

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Supporting Documents

  • Application from PharmCAS
  • Official transcript from each college attended
  • TOEFL score (if required) submitted to PharmCAS
  • 3 letters of recommendation submitted to PharmCAS
  • Personal Statement to PharmCAS
  • Supplemental Application to UNC

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Interview

  • Invitations in mid-October
  • Interviews are scheduled November through February
  • MMI

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • July, 2017: PharmCAS and Supplemental Applications open
  • December 1, 2017: Deadline for submission of PharmCAS
  • January 15, 2018: Deadline for submission of supplemental application
  • November 2017–February, 2018: Interviews scheduled and admission decisions made
  • April 1, 2018: All admission decisions complete


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Tuition 2016-2017

  • total tuition for Resident/semester: $11,083.33
  • total tuition for non-residents/semester: $21,343.50

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For information on financial aid, click here