When will the next Pharm.D. class be admitted?
The next class will be admitted for Fall 2016. The deadline for application submission is March 1, 2016.
How long is the Pharm.D. program?
Do I need a bachelor's degree to apply to pharmacy school?
The Pharm.D. program is a four-year professional program. A minimum of two years of prerequisite coursework is also required.
No, a prior degree is not required to apply to the Pharm.D. program. However, applicants are required to complete two years of pre-pharmacy course work prior to starting the program.
Will the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) be required?
Yes, your official PCAT score should be submitted to PharmCAS as part of your online application.
Will I be required to interview at the University before I will be considered for admission?
Yes, prior to acceptance, qualified applicants will be required to interview on the Regis University campus. Interviews will be conducted from October 2015 through April 2016. Specific dates will be scheduled soon. Please see the Interview Process collection of FAQ questions and answers for more information.
What factors do you consider when reviewing applications for an invitation to the campus interview?
What factors do you consider when reviewing applicants for admission to the Pharm.D. program?
We look at a number of factors when evaluating applications including breadth of educational experience, Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) score, prior professional and volunteer experience, prior degrees, cumulative grade point average, combined math and life science grade point average, letters of recommendation, and writing skills based on your application essay.
We take into consideration all of the materials submitted through PharmCAS and the results of the campus interview and on-site writing sample when evaluating qualified applicants.
Do you give admission preference to Regis University students?
The School of Pharmacy does not offer an early assurance program for entrance into the Pharm.D. program for Regis University students or students from other universities or colleges. Regis University students, however, are afforded a guaranteed admissions interview provided they have completed at least three semesters of full-time study at Regis and have maintained a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in their prerequisite mathematics and life sciences courses.
Do you give admission preference to Colorado residents?
No, we seek to admit qualified candidates from around the country and throughout the world.
As a Jesuit institution, do you use “religion” as a criterion for admission?
Regis University is a pluralistic institution. People from all faith traditions are welcome and treated with respect and dignity. Religious preference is not a screening criterion.