Students interested in the High Point University Pharmacy program will work with their Student Success Coach, Britt Carl (firstname.lastname@example.org), to develop pre-pharmacy course schedules.
Students wishing to apply to other pharmacy schools should consult with the Pharmacy Program Advisor (Dr. Buddy Lingle – email@example.com) early in the first year of pre-pharmacy studies to better understand the differing requirements of regional schools.
High Point University is seeking accreditation for its School of Pharmacy from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) prior to accepting students into the professional program. Click here for more information about accreditation of pharmacy programs by ACPE.
Application to the High Point University School of Pharmacy can be made beginning in July following completion of the first year of pre-pharmacy classes. Click here for a full listing of pre-pharmacy courses required for the High Point University Pharmacy program.
Prospective students will need to take the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT), submit a complete application through the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS), and submit a supplemental application to the High Point University School of Pharmacy. It is strongly recommended that you meet with the Pharmacy Program Advisor to better understand the personal and professional traits and experiences that will be valued in the admission process.
Pursuing Doctorate of Pharmacy degree at the UNC Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, N.C.
“Dr. Eric Lewis and Dr. Heather Miller were so helpful in preparing me for pharmacy school not only with recommendation letters but also presenting me with opportunities to increase my chances at acceptance, encouraging me to pursue research opportunities, and helping me present at various scientific conferences.”
Pursuing Doctorate of Pharmacy at the Wingate University School of Pharmacy in Wingate, North Carolina.
“Through the help of the biology department, advising and Dr. Buddy Lingle, I was able to prepare early in the classes I would need to take for pharmacy school. My teachers have always been very caring and willing to do anything to help me achieve my goal of getting accepted into pharmacy school. Being at High Point University I was able to get a pharmacy technician position in High Point during the school year where I met my mentor and was truly able to feel out the career. This experience reinforced my love for pharmacy and made me realize this career path is the right one for me.”
In addition, HPU graduates have been accepted at the following Pharmacy schools:
Students apply to pharmacy school after satisfactory completion of two years of undergraduate study consisting of the Pre-Pharmacy curriculum.
BIO 1500. Principles of Cell Biology (4)*
BIO/PHS 2060. Human Physiology (4)*
ANA/BIO 2070. Human Anatomy (4)*
BIO 3040. Microbiology (4)*
CHM 1010. General Chemistry I (3)*
CHM 1011. General Chemistry I Laboratory (1)*
CHM 1020. General Chemistry II (3)*
CHM 1021. General Chemistry II Laboratory (1)*
CHM 2011. Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1)*
CHM 2021. Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1)*
CHM 2510. Organic Chemistry I (3)*
CHM 2520. Organic Chemistry II (3)*
COM 1110. Human Communication. (4)
ENG 1103. College Writing and Public Life (4)
ENG 2130. Professional Writing in the Medical Humanities (4)
EXP 1101. President’s Seminar (1)
FYS 1000. First-Year Seminar (4)
MTH 1410. Calculus I (4)*
PHY 1510. General Physics I (3)**
PHY 1511. General Physics I Laboratory (1)**
Humanities or Social Science Courses (17)
* Core course in the pre-pharmacy curriculum.
**May be exempted if students completed a physics course in high school with a B or higher
Admission to the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy is competitive, so strong grades in Pre-Pharmacy courses are important. Applicants must take the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) and should expect to have multiple hours of clinical, retail, and/or service experience. The High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy utilizes the PharmCAS common application system.
High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program has been granted Candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503,
312/644-3575; FAX 312/664-4652,
Applicants should expect to take the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) and have multiple hours of clinical, retail and/or service experience. Most schools of pharmacy utilize the PharmCAS common application system. It is essential that each student be aware of specific requirements for a particular pharmacy school as the requirements do vary. Full information is available through individual school websites as well as The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.
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