Doctor of Pharmacy Program

Pre-Pharmacy Requirements

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Admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program requires a minimum of two years of pre-professional university study and completion of approximately 64 semester hours of approved pre-pharmacy courses. more >>>

Admission Requirements

OU College of Pharmacy engages in a holistic admissions process. This means that each aspect, both academically and non-academically of the applicant’s record is important. more >>>

Application Procedures

Admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program is on a competitive basis. Applicants who have completed all admissions requirements and an interview are generally advised of their admission status no later than April of the admission year. more >>>

Interviewees will be informed of their status approximately 3-4 weeks after their interview. more >>>

Tuition and Fees

The Office of Student Financial Aid provides comprehensive information and services regarding opportunities to finance the cost of education at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. more >>>

Financial Aid

The Office of Pharmacy Student Affairs coordinates with campus financial aid staff to administer financial aid programs for doctor of pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students. A variety of financial aid programs are available for pharmacy students who have a demonstrated financial need. The Health Sciences Center Student Financial Services administers these programs. Students with questions or problems involving financial issues may contact OUHSC Student Financial Services.

The application process for financial aid requires a minimum of six weeks. It is recommended that all pharmacy students contact Student Financial Services immediately upon notification of acceptance for admission. Students who are eligible for financial aid must apply each year and application for each academic year should be made early in the spring semester. Student Financial Services should also be notified for any significant change in personal or family status that may affect financial need. Such events may include marriage or divorce, a change in the number of dependents living at home, or a change in employment status or income. more >>>

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

As you review the materials needed to apply for pharmacy school, please be sure to look at these frequently asked questions. more >>>

Why Study Pharmacy?

Pharmacy is a highly trusted profession and a vital part of the health care system. A pharmacy professional can have a direct impact on people's lives and health. A career in pharmacy offers you diverse opportunities and excellent earning potential. more >>>

Why Study at OUHSC?

The College of Pharmacy is part of The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, one of four comprehensive health sciences centers in the United States. It oversees the only nationally certified Poison Control Center in Oklahoma. It contains an on-site nuclear pharmacy at its Oklahoma City location. more >>>


The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program requires four calendar years to complete the professional curriculum. Pre-pharmacy requirements require a minimum of two academic years of study (approximately 64 semester hours) and may be completed at any accredited university or college offering the required courses. more >>>

Transfer Admission Policy

If there is available capacity in the program, completed applications for transfer from accredited U.S. colleges of pharmacy will be reviewed by an ad hoc committee appointed by the Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy (OUCOP). more >>>

Advanced Standing Admission Policy

Individuals who possess a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a U.S. college of pharmacy can be considered for admission with advanced standing. more >>>

Fall 2016 Admission Statistics

Average age: 24

Pre-requisite GPA: 3.60
Overall GPA: 3.44

Science GPA: 3.27
Non-science GPA: 3.65
Overall completed hours: 121

78% have completed a bachelor's degree or above.

PCAT Composite: 73

Class Total: 90

OK Resident: (89%)
Non-Resident: (11%)

Female: (54%)
Male: (46%)

51% minorities

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