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To be eligible for admission into the entry-level Pharm.D. degree program, an applicant must hold a bachelor's degree and present evidence of successful completion of the required prerequisite courses at a regionally accredited college or university in the United States:
If you meet all eligibility requirements, you may then be contacted for an in-person interview. If selected for an interview, updated official transcripts from each college or university attended must be submitted prior to the interview. During the interview, an additional writing and mathematics test will be administered.
If you are an undergraduate or transfer student, please click here for information about the pre-pharmacy program.
NOTE: Admission into the Pharm.D. degree program is highly competitive. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee automatic admission.
The School of Pharmacy will begin accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year beginning in July 2016. The deadline to apply through Pharmcas is March 1, 2017.
Is the Pharmacy program accredited?
The University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy has been granted candidate accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). View more information regarding the School's accreditation status.
Yes. Applicants must have completed, or be near completing, either a B.S. or B.A. degree in order to apply for the program.
The University of Saint Joseph offers undergraduate students a pre-professional Pharmacy track. Students who plan to apply for the Pharmacy program in their senior year will complete all required prerequisites as part of their undergraduate course of study. For additional information, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 860.231.5216.
Ninety P1 students will be enrolled for the 2016-17 academic year.
The tuition for the first year of the Doctor of Pharmacy program for 2015-2016 is $45,915. Financial aid may be available for those who qualify, so visit the Student Financial Services Office at the time of application.
The Doctor of Pharmacy program is housed in our new state-of-the-art facility located at 229 Trumbull Street in Hartford, CT.
There are several apartment complexes within walking distance of the School of Pharmacy. Please visit the Pharmacy program website or contact the Office of Admission and Student Affairs, University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy at 860.231.5858 for further information.
The modified-block curriculum of the Pharm.D. program not only allows students to receive the financial benefits of employment sooner, but also has a proven record of increasing students' ability to master the didactic material. It provides students with a rich experiential education in area pharmacies (community and institutional). Traditionally, the cohort model results in high pass rates on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination. Students will also benefit from the University's history and reputation in the health science arena, as well as its long-standing collaborative relationship with hospitals and health care facilities.
The University of Saint Joseph, including the Gengras Center School and the School for Young Children, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. and the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education. The University of Saint Joseph prohibits discrimination against any persons on account of their race, color, religious creed, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability, or physical disability), genetic information, homelessness, prior conviction of a crime, or any other characteristic protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and employment practices (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment).
Inquiries concerning the University’s non-discrimination policies may be referred to Deborah Spencer, Human Resources director /Title IX coordinator, telephone 860.231.5390 or email [email protected], or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston Mass 02109, telephone 617.289.0111, TDD 800.877.8339, fax 617.289.0150, or email [email protected]. More information.