Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

PharmD Program

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Q. Where is the UNT System College of Pharmacy located?
A.  We are located in Fort Worth, Texas at the UNT Health Science Center.

Q. Will I be permitted to take pharmacy courses at the UNT Denton campus?
A.  No, all PharmD coursework must be completed at the UNT Health Science Center.

Q. Will all my training take place in Fort Worth, Texas?
A.  The first three years of your training will take place in Fort Worth. Your last year will be comprised of clinical rotations which may be located outside of Fort Worth, Texas.

Q. How long will it take to graduate?
  The PharmD program is a four (4) year program.

Q. How important is it that I have a pharmacy technician certification or an actual job in a pharmacy prior to applying?
A.  While it is not necessary to have a Pharmacy Technician certification or an actual job in a pharmacy prior to applying, it would be helpful to know something about the profession.

Q. Could you describe the curriculum?
A.  The specifics of the curriculum are on the website. In general, however the PharmD curriculum will be a mix of classroom and laboratory instruction, as well as pharmacy practice experiences, in which students will work in local pharmacies, hospitals, etc. Because the program will be delivered at the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth. Pharmacy students will have the opportunity to work with students training in other areas of health care, such as medical, physician assistant, physical therapy, and public health.

Q. How many students will be admitted?
A.  We can accept up to 100 students

Q. Do you accept transfer students from other Pharmacy Schools?
A.  Applicants for transfer consideration are accepted on a case by case basis.  For further information click on the following link.

Q. Will you offer online courses?
A.  No distance learning courses will be offered. 

Q. Will I be able to work and go to school?
A.  It is not recommended due to the rigor of the curriculum. 

Q. Can I be a part-time student?
A.  No.

Q. What is your tuition?
A.  Please go to our Cost and Financial Aid link: Cost & Financial Aid

Q. Can I apply for financial aid?
A.  Yes, if eligible. Financial Aid

Q. Will scholarships be available?
A.  There are a limited number of UNTHSC and College of Pharmacy scholarships. Please check with Financial Aid for scholarships and deadlines: Scholarships

Q. Is housing available for students?
A.  No, but students may find housing information at the Official Off-Campus Housing Listing Service offered for the UNT Health Science Center. If admitted into the program you will be provided with housing information at Discover myHSC Day.

If I have further questions, whom should I contact?

Questions not addressed by the FAQ's should be submitted to the following email address:

Admissions staff will attempt to respond to your question(s) within 24 business hours.

This page last updated 30th Jul 2014