Sullivan University
School of Pharmacy



  1. Contact Information ↑ 

    • Admissions Office Contact:

      • Dr. Frank P. Facione 
      • Assistant Dean of Student Affairs 
      • Office of Student Affairs 
      • 2100 Gardiner Lane 
      • Louisville 
      • Kentucky 
      • 40205 
      • Phone (Work): 502-413-8643 
      • Phone (Fax): 502-515-4669 
      • Phone (Mobile): 502-693-1513 
      • Email: FFacione@sullivan.edu 

      • Dr. Stacy Rowe 
      • Associate Professor, Director of Student Affairs 
      • Student Affairs 
      • 2100 Gardiner Lane 
      • Louisville 
      • Kentucky 
      • 40205 
      • Phone (Work): 502-413-8959 
      • Email: srowe@sullivan.edu 

      • Ben Weible 
      • Admissions Services Coordinator 
      • Office of Admissions 
      • 2100 Gardiner Lane 
      • Louisville 
      • Kentucky 
      • 40205 
      • Phone (Work): 502-413-8978 
      • Email: bweible@sullivan.edu 

    • Website:


  2. Program Deadline ↑ 

    PharmCAS Application and Transcript Deadline for the class entering fall of 2016:  February 1, 2016


  3. Accreditation Status ↑ 


  4. Program Information ↑ 

    Applications cannot be processed until the Supplemental Application (including PCAT results) are received in the Office of Student Affairs.

    • Institution Type: Private
    • Is your institution part of an academic health center? No
    • Type of academic term: 
      • Other
      • If Other, please list: Sullivan operates on a quarter system (four quarter per year). Classes are held year-round with a two week break between quarters
    • Dual Degree Programs Yes
    • If Yes, Check all that apply: 
      • PharmD/M.B.A
    • Structure of your PharmD program: 2-3 (two years prepharmacy required; accelerated)
    • Is a Baccalaureate degree preferred for admissions? No
    • Open House Information:
    • Does your institution participate in the Early Decision Program (EDP)? Yes
    • Alternative enrollment options available
      • Accelerated progression (year-round classes)
    • Is your institution participating in the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)? Yes
    • Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? No
    • Satellite/Branch Campuses:



  5. Program Description ↑ 

    Sullivan University College of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) degree program is an accelerated, three year, year-round course of study. Classes are conducted in each of 4 quarters with a two week break between quarters. Please refer to our website (http://www.sullivan.edu/pharmacy) for further information.


  6. Program Statistics and Criteria ↑ 

    • Estimated number interviewed for fall 2015 entering class: 186
    • Estimated number accepted for fall 2015 entering class: 100
    • Estimated fall 2015 entering class size including early assurance and transfer seats: 95
    • Estimated number of out-of-state applicants accepted: 38
    • Estimated percent of males in 2015 entering class: 48%
    • Estimated percent of females in 2015 entering class: 52%
    • Estimated average GPA of accepted students: 3.40
    • Estimated number of students to be interviewed: 200
    • Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No
      • Number of IN-STATE seats available for fall 2015 entering class: N/A
      • Number of OUT-OF-STATE seats available for fall 2015 entering class: N/A
    • Minimum overall GPA considered: 3.0
    • Minimum prerequisite GPA considered: 3.0
    • Minimum composite PCAT score considered: 45
    • Previous college experience prior to enrolling in the school/college of pharmacy: 3 or more years, no degree (>60 sem hrs)
    • Age RANGE of entering students, excluding transfer students entering other than the first year of your program: 19-45
    • Ratio of applications received to the number of first-year students enrolled, excluding transfer students entering other than the first year of your program: 5:1

  7. Program Prerequisites ↑ 

    • Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 72
    • Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 36
    • Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 108
    • Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the: Spring 2016 term
    • Course Prerequisites Table:
      Course Title Semester Hours Quarter Hours
      Total 72  108 
      English with Composition I and II 
      Principles of General Chemistry I and II with Labs  12 
      Organic Chemistry I and II with labs  12 
      Fundamentals of Physics I  4.5 
      Elements of Calculus I  4.5 
      Introductory Biology with Lab 
      General Microbiology with Lab 
      Anatomy and Physiology (human)  4.5 
      Economics (micro or macro)  4.5 
      Public speaking (or Speech or Interpersonal Communication courses)  4.5 
      Elementary Statistics  4.5 
      General Education topics (Psychology, Humanities, Sociology, Foreign Languages, other Science or Management Courses)  24  36 
    • Additional Information: 

      Biology, chemistry, microbiology courses must include a laboratory component. A lab is optional for physics and human anatomy and physiology.

      Please refer to our website at http://www.sullivan.edu/pharmacy for more information.

       


  8. Supplemental Application ↑ 

    • Supplemental Application required? Yes
      • Details: Must include proof of residency if not citizens. Please go to sullivan.edu/pharmacy and click on "Apply Now" at the bottom right of the page.
      • Deadline: February 1, 2016 Postmarked by deadline
      • Supplemental Application fee: 100.00
      • Obtaining the Supplemental Application: 

        Application is available on our website (http://www.sullivan.edu/pharmacy).  Please click on "Apply Now" at the bottom right of the homepage.


  9. Tests ↑ 

    • PCAT required? Yes
      • The oldest PCAT considered: Two years from date of matriculation
      • Details: 

        The PCAt is required. We recommend that candidates take the exam at the earliest possible testing date in order to expedite processing of applications. Candidates should not wait until the final testing dates as the class may be filled by the time results are received.

      • Note: select PharmCAS Code 104 to report PCAT scores directly to PharmCAS. 
    • TOEFL® required? Yes
      • Details: 

        Please refer to our website at http://www.sullivan.edu/pharmacy

      • Note: select code 8246 to report TOEFL scores directly to PharmCAS. 

  10. Experience ↑ 

    • Is health care-related experience required? Not required but recommended

  11. Residency ↑ 

    • Is proof of state residency required? No
    • Details: Permanent residency is required or US citizenship is required of all applicants
    • 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 AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
    • Deadline for receiving foreign transcripts/evaluations: February 1, 2016 Postmarked by deadline
    • Details: 

      All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a recognized evaluatin service such as World Eduational Servces. Please refer to our website for additional information (http://www.sullivan.edu/pharmacy)

       


  13. Letters of Reference ↑ 

    • Are letters of reference (LORs) accepted? Yes
      • Number of LORs you accept: Three (3)
      • Are LORs required? Yes
      • Do applicants send the LORs to PharmCAS, or directly to your school? to PharmCAS
    • LOR types that are REQUIRED: 
    • LOR types that are RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED: 
      • Clergy
      • Employer
      • Faculty Adviser
      • Health Care Professional
      • Pharmacist
      • Pre-Health Adviser
      • Professor (Liberal Arts)
      • Professor (Math)
      • Professor (Science)
      • Supervisor
    • 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
      • A Committee Letter is: Recommended but Not Required
      • Does it count as more than one LOR? No
    • Are Composite Letters accepted? Yes
      • A Composite Letter is: Conditionally Accepted
      • Does it count as more than one LOR? No

  14. Interviews ↑ 

    • Does your institution conduct interviews? Yes
    • Interview Format:
      • Multiple applicants with one or more interviewers
      • Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
    • Interview Dates:
      • October 9, 2015 
      • November 20, 2015 
      • December 11, 2015 
      • January 22, 2016 
      • February 19, 2016 
      • March 11, 2016 
    • Details: 

      Sullivan has adopted the Multiple Mini Interview process whereby applicants selected for an interview are evaluated at each of seven stations by a combination of faculty, students, alumni and preceptors for important non-cognitive factors/traits. In addition, there is a writing exercise and a group activity to ascertain abiltiy to work in groups as well as discern leadership potential of the applicants.


  15. Accepted Applicants ↑ 

    • When are acceptance letters mailed to regular applicants? Letters are sent within approximately two weeks of the interview date.
    • When is the response to the acceptance offer due? Seven business days from date of receipt of the Dean's letter.
    • Is there a deposit to hold an acceptee's place in the class? Yes
      • Amount: $500.00
      • Due: With the student's response
      • Refundable? No
      • Details: The deposit is refunded if an applicamt does not pass the criminal background check. The deposit is applied to the first quarter's tuition.
    • New Student Orientation Information: 
      • June 29, 30 2016 
    • First day of classes and/or matriculation: July 5, 2016
    • Are requests for deferred entrance considered? No