St. John Fisher College
Wegmans School of Pharmacy
St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy will grant individual deadline extensions to applicants that have created a PharmCAS account after the March 2nd deadline.
- Contact Information
- Program Deadline
- Program Information
- Program Description
- Program Statistics and Criteria
- Program Prerequisites
- Supplemental Application
- Foreign Applicants
- Letters of Reference
- Accepted Applicants
PharmCAS Application and Transcript Deadline for the class entering fall of 2015: March 2, 2015
- Do you follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines?
- 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 Yes
- If Yes, Check all that apply:
- Structure of your PharmD program: 2-4 (two years prepharmacy required)
- 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
- 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:
For detailed information about the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College visit:
- Estimated number interviewed for fall 2014 entering class: 250
- Estimated number accepted for fall 2014 entering class: 150
- Estimated fall 2014 entering class size including early assurance and transfer seats: 82
- Estimated number of early assurance students advancing to the professional program: 17-25
- Estimated number of transfer applicants accepted: N/A
- Estimated number of out-of-state applicants accepted: 8%-14%
- Estimated percent of males in 2014 entering class: 50%
- Estimated percent of females in 2014 entering class: 50%
- Estimated average GPA of accepted students: 3.40
- Estimated number of students to be interviewed: 250
- Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? Yes
- Number of IN-STATE seats available for fall 2014 entering class: No set number
- Number of OUT-OF-STATE seats available for fall 2014 entering class: No set number
- Number of TRANSFER seats available for fall 2015 entering class: N/A
- Minimum overall GPA considered: 2.75
- Minimum prerequisite GPA considered: 2.75 (Science GPA)
- Minimum composite PCAT score considered: Minimum composite score not required; however, competitive applicants typically score at or above the 70th percentile.
- Previous college experience prior to enrolling in the school/college of pharmacy: 1 to 2 years, no degree (1-60 sem hrs)
- Age RANGE of entering students, excluding transfer students entering other than the first year of your program: N/A
- Ratio of applications received to the number of first-year students enrolled, excluding transfer students entering other than the first year of your program: 10:1
- Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 62
- Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 38
- Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 93
- Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the: Summer 2015 term
Course Prerequisites Table:
|General Chemistry I
|General Chemistry II
|Speech (Public Speaking preferred)
|Organic Chemistry I
|Organic Chemistry II
|Economics (Microeconomics preferred)
- Additional Information:
All required science courses (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) require a laboratory component. Advanced Placement courses are NOT accepted to fulfill science requirements. Three Biology courses are required. General Biology, Anatomy, Physiology and Microbiology are recommended. All prepharmacy coursework must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better PRIOR to matriculation into the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.
- Supplemental Application required? No
- PCAT required? Yes
- The oldest PCAT considered: January 2010
- Details: Applicants are advised to take the PCAT in September. The PCAT must be taken on or before the January test dates for fall admission. For Early Decision Program (EDP) applicants, the WSOP will accept the September 3rd, September 4th, and September 5th PCAT test if the applicant’s Preliminary PCAT Score Report is submitted by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to the Office of Admissions by 12:00 noon (Eastern) on September 8, 2014.
- Note: select PharmCAS Code 104 to report PCAT scores directly to PharmCAS.
- TOEFL® required? Yes
- Details: The WSOP requires TOEFL scores for non-native English speaking applicants. The minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL is 575 (paper-based), 233 (computer-based), or 80 (Internet-based).
- Note: select code 8246 to report TOEFL scores directly to PharmCAS.
- Other required tests or credentials:
- Is health care-related experience required? Not required but recommended
- Is proof of state residency required? No
- Is preference given to state residents? Yes
- Is preference given to residents of other states? No
LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
- 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? to PharmCAS
- LOR types that are REQUIRED:
- LOR types that are RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED:
- Faculty Adviser
- Pre-Health Adviser
- Professor (Science)
- LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED:
- Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
Are Composite Letters accepted? No
- Does it count as more than one LOR? No
- Does your institution conduct interviews? Yes
- Interview Dates:
- Regular Decision: November - May
Candidate interviews are by invitation only. Those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted via email or phone. Applicants in the Early Decision Program will interview during select dates in October. Regular Decision applicants are invited to interview on a rolling basis typically from November – May.
- When are acceptance letters mailed to regular applicants? Begins in November on a rolling basis typically within 2 - 3 weeks of an applicant's interview. Offers of acceptance continue on a rolling basis until the class is full.
- When is the response to the acceptance offer due? Two - four weeks following offer
- Is there a deposit to hold an acceptee's place in the class? Yes
- Amount: $1500.00
- Due: N/A
- Refundable? No
- New Student Orientation Information:
- Details: Orientation details provided upon acceptance.
- First day of classes and/or matriculation: An academic calendar is provided upon acceptance.
- Are requests for deferred entrance considered? No