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Samford University

Birmingham, Alabama
1.381398
Naplex Pass Rate
92.37%
Acceptance
37.88%
Average GPA
3.35
Cost
$37,766
Reputation
High
Cost of Living
121%
OVERVIEW
Institution Type
Private
Accreditation
Full Accreditation
Program Length
4 years
Program Structure
Traditional
Total Admitted Students
120 students
Foreign Application
Yes
ADMISSION
Minimum GPA
2.00
Average GPA
3.35
Minimum Prepharmacy
2 years
Admission Ratio
2.64:1
APPLICATION
Early Decision
No
Supplement Application
No
Bachelor Requirement
No
PCAT Requirement
No
Interview Requirement
Yes
Letter of Reference
2
US Residency
No
COST: IN-STATE
First-Year Tuition
$37,766
Second-Year Tuition
$37,766
Third-Year Tuition
$37,766
Fourth-Year Tuition
$37,766
COST: OUT-OF-STATE
First-Year Tuition
$37,766
Second-Year Tuition
$37,766
Third-Year Tuition
$37,766
Fourth-Year Tuition
$37,766
APPLICATION DEADLINE
5/1/2019
ACADEMIC DETAILS
Research Prowness
128.15%
Academic Reputation
High
Number of Publications
623
COST OF LIVING
Cost of Living
121%
Room & Board per year
$13,800
Room & Board per month
$1,150
Women
67%
Men
33%
CONTACT INFORMATION
800 Lakeshore Drive Birmingham, Alabama 35229
Jonathan Parker
DETAILED INFORMATION

At McWhorter School of Pharmacy we believe that “Where You Get Your Pharm.D. Matters” and we are committed to providing you with a personalized path to a career in pharmacy. Our innovative programs offer numerous didactic and experiential courses and electives that allow you to customize your studies to achieve your specific career goals. Our students pursue a variety of special interests, including missions, research and community pharmacy.
We have clinical sites in 12 states and 12 countries on five continents.
More than 100 students traveled abroad including mission work, elective courses, and four-year practice experiences.
As part of Samford’s College of Health Sciences, our students experience remarkable interprofessional education opportunities that allow them to work and serve alongside students and professionals from a variety of health professions including nursing, nutrition, physical therapy, public health and more. These experiences equip graduates with essential skills and knowledge that make them highly marketable in today’s ever changing health care environment.
Consistently scoring above the national average on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), our graduates are prepared for career success.
– 94% NAPLEX first-time pass rate (10-year average)
– 96% of our graduates are employed, including pharmacy residencies, within six months of graduation (2017)
We believe that relationships matter. With an annual picnic, holiday dinners, exam week stress relief, and more than 10 pharmacy specific student organizations, there are always opportunities for you to get to know your classmates, faculty, staff and administration. With a history that spans more than 90 years, we have over 5000 alumni in 46 states, who believe in supporting our students. Through the support of our alumni and donors, 45% of the Class of 2021 received some level of scholarship funding.
McWhorter School of Pharmacy is located in Samford’s state of the art College of Health Sciences facilities provides a unique learning environment that is designed to foster interprofessional collaboration. The facilities include more than 10 clinical and research labs and a 22,000 square foot Experiential Learning and Simulation Center. Samford is located on 200 beautiful acres in the heart of Homewood, a suburban community just minutes from downtown Birmingham. Learn more at http://samford.edu/pharmacy/community/.
McWhorter School of Pharmacy participates in the PharmCAS Early Decision Process. Learn more at http://www.samford.edu/pharmacy.
McWhorter School of Pharmacy Student Pharmacist at a local Health Fair

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