Ph.D. - College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Mercer University - USA

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  • Application Deadline:
    • The application deadline is May 15th for the Fall term and September 1st for the Spring term. Applications received after these deadlines will be reviewed for the next available semester.
  • Requirements
    • Applications for admission to the Ph.D. degree program are evaluated by the faculty of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The recommendations of the faculty are forwarded to the Director of Graduate Programs who makes the final decision. Minimum expectations for consideration for admission into the Ph.D. program include the following:
      • a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology or an equivalent degree in a related area, or a Pharm.D. degree
      • a minimum GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale
      • a minimum GRE score of 1000 (composite of verbal and quantitative sections) if taken prior to August 1, 2011; a minimum score of 305 if GRE taken after August 1, 2011
      • for an applicant from a country where the primary language is other than English, a minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet-based test (IBT).
      • International applicants must also meet additional requirements regarding foreign course evaluations (choose thislink for more details).
  • Application Process
    • Application for admission must be made on forms that may be obtained from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences or the Department's webpage. An application cannot be given final consideration until all required components have been received. A complete application consists of the following:
      • A nonrefundable $25 application fee, the application form and additional information requested on the application form.
      • Official transcripts. An official transcript is one that has been issued by an institution and received by the Department in an envelope sealed by the issuing institution. The transcript will contain the official school seal or stamp and the signature of the Registrar. You are required to submit one separate official transcript from each college or university you have previously attended or are currently attending. Faxed documents are not accepted as official.
      • Official report of GRE scores. Please use Institution Code 5623.
      • Official report of TOEFL scores, if required. Please use Institution Code 5623. International applicants must also meet additional requirements regarding foreign course evaluations (choose this link for more details).
      • Recommendations on the supplied forms from three persons who are able to judge the applicant's accomplishments and academic ability. Recommendation forms should be sent directly to the Director of Graduate Programs.

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