Please note that our application deadline has changed to January 6th.
Entering its eighth decade of providing access to the American dream through excellence in higher education, Long Island University (LIU) is a multi-campus, diverse, doctoral institution. One of the largest and most comprehensive private nonsectarian universities in the country, it offers more than 600 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and certificates and educates more than 18,000 students.
LIU’s more than 650 full time faculty members provide outstanding instruction, which is supplemented by internships and cooperative education opportunities. The University’s NCAA Division I and II athletic teams, nationally renowned George Polk Awards in journalism, Tilles Center for the Performing Arts and LIU Public Radio Network provide enrichment for its students and the communities it serves.
The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was founded in 1886 and is the oldest unit of LIU. Located on the Brooklyn Campus, the College of Pharmacy educates students in the heart of the largest metropolitan area in the country. There are nearly 800 full-time professional students and approximately 200-300 graduate students enrolled each year. All pharmacy students are eligible to participate in numerous extracurricular programs of intellectual, cultural, athletic and social value. The College sponsors active chapters of many student professional organizations. The Pharmacy Student Leadership Council serves to coordinate the activities of student organizations and assures student input to the College’s faculty and administration.
Two residence halls, featuring both traditional residence hall rooms and apartments with kitchens, offer Downtown Brooklyn right at the front door and Manhattan just one subway stop away. On-campus, the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts offers a full schedule of cultural events. The new Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center features an Olympic-size pool and fitness center for student use.
|Course Title||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
|Total||67 - 69||100|
|Composition I (LIU Eng 16)||3|
|Composition II (LIU COS 50)||3|
|Physics (LIU PHY 27)||4|
|Precalculus (LIU MAT 30)||4|
|Calculus (LIU MAT 40)||4|
|Human Anatomy (LIU BIO 131)||4|
|Orientation Seminar (Applies only to LIU Students)||1|
|Pharmacy Orientation Seminar (Applies only to LIU Students)||1|
|English Literature (LIU English 61, 62, 63, 64)||6|
|Speech (LIU Speech 3)||3|
|History or Philosophy (LIU HIS 1 and 2, PHL 61 and 62)||6|
|General Psychology (LIU Psychology 3)||3|
|Microeconomics or Macroeconomics (LIU ECO 1 or 2)||3|
|General Chemistry I and II (LIU CHE 3 and 4)||8|
|Organic Chemistry I and II (LIU CHE 121 and 122)||8|
|General Biology I and II (LIU BIO 3 and 4)||8|
Students should complete either 6 credits of history OR 6 credits of philosophy. Students may NOT select one course of history and one course of philosophy. The faculty of the College of Pharmacy strongly encourages students to complete this prerequisite requirement with philosophy.
Two letters of reference are required. These letters may be from an employer, professor, supervisor of a community service project, etc.; however, they may not come from a family member, teaching assistant, co-worker, or friend.