When is the application deadline? - Top
The deadline for fall 2016 applications is February 1, 2016. We do not accept late applications.
When can I start applying for fall 2016? - Top
The PharmCAS application cycle for 2015-2016 is now open.
Do you require the PCAT? - Top
Yes. All scores must be sent to PharmCAS using the PharmCAS-code 104.
Do you accept the January PCAT? - Top
Yes, we do accept the January PCAT.
How do you get my PCAT scores? - Top
We only accept PCAT scores submitted through PharmCAS using PharmCAS code 104.
Do you accept online coursework? - Top
What is your minimum GPA in order to apply? - Top
A student must have 2.8 cumulative GPA in order to apply to the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, however in order to be a competitive applicant your GPA should be closer to 3.5.
I didn't submit my PCAT scores to PharmCAS when I tested. What do I do? - Top
Contact Pearson and have them send your scores to PharmCAS, there will probably be an additional fee.
Do you require letters of recommendation? If so how many? - Top
Yes. We require two (2) letters of recommendation.
May I submit more than 2 letters? - Top
Yes, you may submit up to four.
Who can my letters be from? - Top
Professors, employers or a Health Care Professional who can demonstrate knowledge of your academics and work ethic.
Do you have a supplemental application? - Top
No. We only require the PharmCAS application.
My school does not offer the US and Wyoming Government class. What should I do? - Top
You will take this class at UW; our only prerequisites are the science and math courses.
How competitive is your program? - Top
Our application ratio is 5 to 1, for every seat we have we have approximately 5 students competing for it.
What are your tuition and fees? - Top
Please see the UW Student Financial Aid website and click on the academic year for a comprehensive listing for Pharmacy.
How do I pay my seat fee? - Top
Students who have been accepted to the professional pharmacy program may pay their seat fee here.
What are your prerequisites? - Top
UW School of Pharmacy does not accept any online course work for prerequisites.
a. General Biology with lab
b. Animal Biology with lab
c. General Chemistry I & II with labs
d. Organic Chemistry I & II with labs
e. Human Anatomy with Lab
f. Human Systems Physiology with lab
g. Medical Microbiology with lab
i. Fundamentals of Statistics
j. A minimum of 67 semester hours
k. We require the PCAT
l. 2 letters of recommendation
m. The PharmCAS essay.
Can I get a transcript review? - Top
The School of Pharmacy charges $40 for a transcript review. Please send a copy of your transcript, a check for $40.00 and a self-addressed envelope to:
Maria Bennett Transcript Review
UW School of Pharmacy
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Do you have an age limit on coursework? - Top
How do I apply to the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy? - Top
The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy only accepts applications through the centralized application service, the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS).
The PharmCAS application cycle for 2015-2016 is now open. Deadline for applications to be submitted to PharmCAS is February 1, 2016.
It is the student's responsibility to check up on their application with PharmCAS and make sure it's sent to the University of Wyoming in a timely manner along with all materials including PCAT scores and updates on transcripts.
We require the Pharmacy College Admission Test or PCAT. It is the student's responsibility to check on their PCAT scores and make sure that PharmCAS receives them in a timely manner.
The student is required to obtain 2 letters of recommendation that come from a professor, employer, or a health care professional; we do not accept letters from family, friends or clergy.
All application material should be sent to PharmCAS, any material sent directly to the University of Wyoming, unless directly requested, will be disposed of.
We do not require a supplemental application. Students should note that all admissions correspondence including acceptance and denial letters will be through email.
For additional information contact:
Manager of Pharmacy Student Services
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6132
FAX: (307) 766-2953