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Western University of Health Sciences

Overview

Western University of Health Sciences / College of Pharmacy is located in Pomona, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 124

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

905
Applied
332
Accepted
143
Enrolled
37%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 2.5; BS in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or related scientific area
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5, letters of recommendation, BS in pharmacy or equivalent (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

550
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.45%
Black or African American 3.64%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 51.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.09%
Unknown 7.45%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 3
Male (24)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Drug policy, international pharmacy education, formulation development of novel drug delivery systems, application of nanotechnology for controlled release system design, cancer chemoprevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,365,636

Location & Contact

Address 309 East Second Street
Pomona, CA  91766-1854
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel Robinson
Dean
Email: drobinson@westernu.edu
Phone: 909-469-5533
Fax: 909-469-5539

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