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. 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 in April of your matriculating year.
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?
A. The PharmD program is a four (4) year program.
Q. Do you have Spring start dates?
A. No, all classes begin in the Fall.
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 be well versed in the profession.
Q. Could you describe the curriculum?
A. The specifics of the Curriculum. In general, the PharmD curriculum is a mix of classroom and laboratory instruction, as well as pharmacy practice experiences, in which students will work in local pharmacies, hospitals, etc. Since the program is delivered on 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 medicine, 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: Transfer Process
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, during the first year, due to the rigor of the curriculum.
Q. Can I be a part-time student?
Q. What is your tuition?
A. Please go to our Tuition and Fees 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
This page was last modified on May 23, 2017