Ohio Northern University
College of Pharmacy



  1. Contact Information ↑ 


  2. Program Deadline ↑ 

    PharmCAS Application and Transcript Deadline for the class entering fall of 2014:  We are not a participating PharmCAS institution


  3. Accreditation Status ↑ 


  4. Program Information ↑ 

    • Institution Type: Private
    • Is your institution part of an academic health center? No
    • Type of academic term: 
      • Semester (two terms per academic year)
    • Dual Degree Programs No
    • If Yes, Check all that apply: 
    • Structure of your PharmD program:
      • 0-6 (no prepharmacy requirements)
    • Open House Information:
    • Does your institution participate in the Early Decision Program (EDP)? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
    • Alternative enrollment options available
      • None
    • Is your institution participating in the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)?: We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
    • Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
    • Satellite/Branch Campuses:



  5. Program Description ↑ 

    Inspired to make a difference, the Rudolph R. Raabe College of Pharmacy blends a distinguished history with a vision for exceptional, personalized education that has resulted in training some of the nation’s most talented pharmacists. The PharmD curriculum integrates a comprehensive foundation in the pharmaceutical sciences and the practice of pharmacy.

    http://www.onu.edu/academics/pharmacy


  6. Program Statistics and Criteria ↑ 

    • Estimated number interviewed for fall 2013 entering class: 350
    • Estimated number accepted for fall 2013 entering class: 220
    • Estimated fall 2013 entering class size including early assurance and transfer seats: 165
    • Estimated number of early assurance students advancing to the professional program: NA
    • Estimated number of out-of-state applicants accepted: 75
    • Estimated percent of males in 2013 entering class: 45%
    • Estimated percent of females in 2013 entering class: 65%
    • Estimated average GPA of accepted students: NA
    • Estimated number of students to be interviewed: NA
    • Number of IN-STATE seats available for fall 2014 entering class: NA
    • Number of OUT-OF-STATE seats available for fall 2014 entering class: NA
    • Number of TRANSFER seats available for fall 2014 entering class: N/A
    • Minimum overall GPA considered: NA
    • Minimum prerequisite GPA considered: NA
    • Minimum composite PCAT score considered: NA
    • Previous college experience prior to enrolling in the school/college of pharmacy: 0 years
    • Age RANGE of entering students, excluding transfer students entering other than the first year of your program: NA
    • Ratio of applications received to the number of first-year students enrolled, excluding transfer students entering other than the first year of your program: 3.5:1

  7. Program Prerequisites ↑ 

    • Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the: Spring 2014 term
    • Course Prerequisites Table:
      Course Title Semester Hours Quarter Hours
      Total    
    • Additional Information: 

      The institution does not require pre-requisite courses but will consider courses completed by spring for transfer applicant evaluation.


  8. Supplemental Application ↑ 

    • Supplemental Application required? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
      • Obtaining the Supplemental Application: 

  9. Tests ↑ 

    • PCAT required? No
      • Details: 
      • Note: select PharmCAS Code 104 to report PCAT scores directly to PharmCAS. 
    • TOEFL® required? Yes
      • Note: select code 8246 to report TOEFL scores directly to PharmCAS. 
    • Other required tests or credentials: 

  10. Experience ↑ 

    • Is health care-related experience required? Not required
      • Details: 

  11. Residency ↑ 

    • Is proof of state residency required? No
    • Is preference given to state residents? No
    • Is preference given to residents of other states? No

  12. Foreign Applicants ↑ 

    • Is proof of U.S. residency required? Yes
    • Are foreign citizens considered? Yes
    • Are U.S. permanent residents considered? Yes
    • Are Canadian citizens considered? Yes
    • Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad): Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
    • Deadline for receiving foreign transcripts/evaluations: NA Received by deadline
    • Details: 

  13. Letters of Reference ↑ 

    • Are letters of reference (LORs) accepted? Yes
      • Number of LORs you accept: Two (2)
      • Are LORs required? Yes
      • Do applicants send the LORs to PharmCAS, or directly to your school? directly to the school
    • Institution Specific Details: 
    • LOR types that are REQUIRED: 
    • LOR types that are RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED: 
    • LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED: 
    • Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types. 
    • LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED: 
      • Family Member
      • Friend
    • Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
      • Does it count as more than one LOR? No
    • Are Composite Letters accepted? Yes
      • Does it count as more than one LOR? No

  14. Interviews ↑ 

    • Does your institution conduct interviews? Yes
    • Interview Dates:
      • January before fall admission 
    • Details: Students applying as freshmen participate in a panel interview in the month of January before a fall admission.? Studnets will have 15-20 minutes with the panel to complete a standardized set of questions.

  15. Accepted Applicants ↑ 

    • When are acceptance letters mailed to regular applicants? Acceptance notifications are sent to freshman applicants in mid-February before a fall start. http://www.onu.edu/admissions/admission_to_onu
    • When is the response to the acceptance offer due? May 1st
    • Is there a deposit to hold an acceptee's place in the class? Yes
      • Amount: 200
      • Due: May 1st
      • Refundable? Yes
      • Details: The deposit is refundable as long as notification is given before May 1st.
    • New Student Orientation Information: 
    • First day of classes and/or matriculation: mid-August http://onu.edu/academics/academic_affairs/semester_calendar_and_schedule
    • Are requests for deferred entrance considered? Yes
      • Details: Request must be approved by the Dean