School of Pharmacy

Pharm.D. Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a bachelor's degree to be considered for admission to the School of Pharmacy?

No. We welcome applications from students who have completed 72+ college semester hours at another accredited university. Completing their prerequisites with strong academic credentials and a testimony of faith in Jesus Christ to our professional program. We desire students who possess a vision to use pharmacy as a tool to make an impact in lives and communities.

How many students are in the pharmacy program?

There are a total of 284 students studying pharmacy at Cedarville.
116 in the pre-pharmacy program and 168 in the professional program.

What is the application deadline?

The School operates on a rolling admission basis, considering applicants throughout the admission cycle until the class is full. Consequently, there is no absolute deadline date. Pharm D candidates should apply prior to March for priority consideration.

What is the minimum PCAT score required for admission to the professional program?

For unconditional admission to the professional program, you must earn a PCAT composite score at the 50th percentile or higher.

How do I apply?

You will first need to complete and submit a PharmCAS application to Cedarville. You will then be prompted to complete a supplemental application that is specific to Cedarville and our School of Pharmacy. Once the admissions committee has reviewed your application materials they will extend an invitation to come to campus for an interview.

How do I qualify for a pharmacy scholarship?

Information about how to apply for competitive pharmacy scholarships can be obtained from the Pharmacy Scholarships page.

What will my interview be like?

Should you be invited to interview you should set aside around 3 hours. You will spend time with the Director of Admissions for the School of Pharmacy, pharmacy faculty members and current Pharm D students. They will spend time discerning your fit and preparedness for the program here.

When can I start the Pharm.D./M.B.A. dual degree program?

Pharm.D. students may apply for the Pharm.D./M.B.A. Dual Degree program during the spring semester of the P1 year. After successful admission to the M.B.A. program, Pharm.D. students may begin M.B.A. courses in the P2 year. Students must complete the necessary M.B.A. courses (36 credits) to receive an M.B.A. degree.