Pharmacy Scholars earn Direct Entry early acceptance to for our Doctor of Pharmacy program. As a top academic student majoring in Pre-Pharmacy at HPU, our Direct Entry program gives students a clear advantage and allows them to be among the first students to be considered admitted for the HPU’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy’s PharmD class in their third year at the university. This two/four pharmacy program allows students to complete their undergraduate work AND their Doctor of Pharmacy degree in six years rather than eight.

  • Achieve a GPA of 3.0-4.0 in the overall and core (required Science and Math) courses in the first year of the Pre-Pharmacy curriculum at HPU;
  • Take all core courses at HPU;
  • Make no grades below C- in HPU courses; and
  • Maintain good character and a positive student life record
  • Have attended a Presidential Scholars Weekend and interview
  • Exemption from the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT);
  • Early Admission to Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy
  • Have a reduced deposit for School of Pharmacy admission.