0-5 Pharm.D. Early Assurance Program for High School Seniors

From High School Senior to Doctor of Pharmacy in Just 5 Years

We are proud to introduce the groundbreaking 0-5 Pharm.D. Early Assurance Program for High School Seniors, tailored exclusively for students with a clear commitment to a pharmacy career. This program is an unparalleled opportunity and offers distinctive paths toward earning a doctorate in pharmacy in just five years.

Our 0-5 Pharm.D. program is the first of its kind in the country and is designed to streamline the educational process by eliminating the need for separate undergraduate and graduate degrees — thereby saving you both time and money.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enter the program with a 3.5 GPA and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA until graduation
  • Live on the Regis campus for the first two years of the program
  • Course schedule cannot be altered, students must remain with the same cohort for all five years of the program

The $150,000 Advantage

Regis University is committed to making quality pharmacy education accessible to all. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that students admitted into this program will receive $150,000 in scholarships for the duration of their five-year program.

Financial Aid

  • Students receive $150,000 in merit scholarships for the duration of the program, consisting of $30,000 per year
  • Additional need-based grants may be available during the undergraduate portion of the program, based on admissions application and FAFSA information

Want to learn more?

View our 0-5 Pharm.D. Early Assurance Program for High School Seniors digital guide.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus classes

Academic Term
16-week semesters

Tuition for the 24-25 Academic Year

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By the Numbers

Average salary for a pharmacist with a Pharm.D. degree*
Residency match rate for the Regis University Class of 2023**
Guaranteed merit scholarship for students admitted to 0-5 Pharm.D. program

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Pharmacists
**Regis University School of Pharmacy

a pharmacy instructor and two students, all in white coats, stand in a pharmacy classroom and watch intently as one student fills a syringe from a bottle with her gloved hand

What if I don’t qualify for the 0-5 Pharm.D. Early Assurance Program?

There are other ways to earn your Pharm.D. degree from Regis! Our undergraduate Doctor of Pharmacy pathway is offered as either a 2+4-year format or 3+4-year format. Applicants must complete a minimum of 72 credit hours of prerequisite course work prior to the four-year professional program and can choose to complete these prerequisites over the course of two or three years as a Pharmacy Scholar.

Applicants do not have to earn a Bachelor's degree prior to applying to the entry-level Pharm.D. program at Regis University, however students who complete the 3+4 version of the program are eligible to earn a B.S. Foundations in Pharmacy after completing their first year of the Pharm.D. professional program.

How to Apply

To apply to the 0-5 Pharm.D. Early Assurance Program program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts from prior college(s) and institutions
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Two professional and/or academic recommendations

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year: $45,990 per semester
Total program credits: 222
Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit the relevant Cost of Attendance page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| Early Decision: Oct. 1
| First-Year Students: Jan. 1
| International Students: March 1
| Transfer Students: June 1

First-Year Students: Nov. 1
International Students: Nov. 1
Transfer Students: Dec. 1

A Culture of Excellence

The 0-5 Pharm.D. Early Assurance Program is offered by the School of Pharmacy in the Rueckert College for Health Professions.