South University, Columbia (View Other Campuses)
Admission to the South University School of Pharmacy’s accelerated three-year degree program is extremely competitive. This year, the University had more than 900 applications for approximately 165 available slots.
South University utilizes the PharmCAS system for applications. All transcripts and letters of recommendation,should be sent directly to PharmCAS. Applications will not be reviewed until these are received. Direct applications to South University will not be processed. For pre-pharmacy coursework information, please visit the South University, Savannah prerequisite page or the South University, Columbia prerequisite page.
Class starts June 2019.
Start Accepting Applications for 2019
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Consideration for admission will be based on the applicant’s potential for academic and professional achievement and an assessment of written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking skills, integrity, dedication, motivation, character, and maturity. To be considered for admission to South University Doctor of Pharmacy program, a prospective student must do the following:
International Students: U.S. permanent residents are considered but Non-U.S. citizens are not accepted. This program is not currently available for international students requiring Student Visa (F-1) Status. All prerequisite coursework must be completed in the U.S. at an accredited institution. Permanent residents must provide a copy of their permanent resident card.
Applications mailed directly to South University will not be accepted. Admissions decisions for students admitted to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program shall be based on a broad range of considerations, including academic and nonacademic factors. Academic factors will include the performance of applicants in their previous educational experiences. Non-academic factors include information presented through letters of recommendation, and information provided by applicants through personal interviews with the admissions staff and faculty. Such factors as motivation, commitment to service, knowledge of the pharmacy profession, communication skills, and perceived potential will be considered.