At ACPHS, we define a transfer student as someone who:
- Has already graduated from high school
- Is currently attending college or has completed some college coursework
- Has already graduated college
We're happy to evaluate your potential transfer credit as you begin the application process. Click the link to view a sample of colleges and universities from whom ACPHS has accepted transfer credits over the past five years. Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions to discover which application is right for you.
PREREQUISITE COURSEWORK FOR PHARMACY (P1) APPLICANTS
Required coursework and semester hours for entry into the first professional year (P1) of the Doctor of Pharmacy Program:
|General Chemistry I & II (a)||8 semester hours|
|General Biology I & II (a)||8 semester hours|
|Biology (200 level or higher)||3 semester hours|
|Organic Chemistry I & II (a)||8 semester hours|
|Statistics||3 semester hours|
|Calculus I||4 semester hours|
|Microbiology (a)||4 semester hours|
|Physics I & II (a)||8 semester hours|
|General Psychology||3 semester hours|
|Humanities (b)||9 semester hours|
|Public Speaking||3 semester hours|
|Electives (c)||9 semester hours|
No credit will be accepted for grades lower than "C" (C- is not acceptable) or for physical education courses. ACPHS reserves the right to refuse the transfer of any previously earned college credits.
(a) Science courses must be those required by science majors and include labs.
(b) Humanities credits can be taken from English literature, composition, U.S. history, Western Civilization, or cross-disciplinary humanities courses.
(c) At least 6 of the 9 semester hours must be liberal arts credits. Liberal arts electives include art, music, sociology, history, psychology, anthropology, foreign language, political science, economics and English.
UNDERGRADUATE BACHELOR'S AND PRE-PHARMACY TRANSFERS
- Priority application deadline for Spring 2017 enrollment
- Regular Admission Priority Deadline for Fall 2016 (Please note that after May 1, transfer applications will be considered and accepted on a rolling, space-available basis). Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be completed when Common Application is submitted.
DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (P1) TRANSFERS
- PharmCAS Application opens – Rolling Admission
- PharmCAS Early Decision Application Deadline
- PharmCAS Application Deadline. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be completed when the PharmCAS Application is submitted.
Deposit and enrollment confirmation due two weeks after notification. Applications will be considered and accepted on a rolling and space-available basis.
Students accepted into the Doctor of Pharmacy program at ACPHS are required to take all courses in the program at the College.
This requirement may be waived for students with academic credit for biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or immunology courses taken at other academic institutions.
The following must be met for waiver consideration: academic credit must have been earned within the last three years at a regionally accredited institution; a grade of “B” or better was earned in the course; and the course was a 300 level (third year) course.
Requests for waiver should be e-mailed to the Pharmacy Admissions Office by July 1.
Applicants who are not U.S. Citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents are required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), unless English has been the primary language of instruction for four or more years.
A minimum score on the TOEFL of 474 paper-based (70% of the maximum score of 677), or 84 Internet-based (70% of the maximum score of 120) must be achieved to be considered for admission.