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Doctor of Pharmacy Application Process

Choosing the right pharmacy school can be a daunting task. At Regis, our admissions team is here to help you understand the application process, help you prepare for your admissions interview, and show you why the Regis University School of Pharmacy is the Rx for your success. Our innovative, accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program will help you build the skills and knowledge for a rewarding career at the forefront of health care, research and innovation.


 

Application Process and Timeline

July-June
Set the Wheels in Motion


Once your PharmCAS application and all supplemental items are submitted, your eligibility is carefully reviewed. Supplemental materials include all official transcripts, one letter of recommendation, and your PCAT scores (optional). After your application is reviewed, qualified candidates are invited to participate in an admissions interview.

Review Detailed Application Requirements 

 

October-June
Admissions Interview


Once selected, the final stretch of your application process will consist of an on-campus interview day on our beautiful Northwest Denver campus. This day includes multiple mini interviews with faculty, community members and/or current students, a Team-Based Learning demonstration, a tour of campus and lab spaces, and the Health Science Reasoning Test. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to chat with current students and faculty to 
learn more about Team-Based Learning approach, pedagogy and the Jesuit mission. Opportunities for virtual interviews are limited.

Review Interview Day Prep

 

May-August
Experience Mountain Time


Take a spin through Denver and see why U.S. News & World Report ranked it the #2 place to live in 2019. There’s a lot to see, so take a little time to check out the mountains, 
42 parks, over 50 craft breweries, and all the eclectic art districts of the Mile-High City. Or, if you’re thinking about where to live while you’re at Regis, it’s never too early to learn more about Denver’s neighborhoods.

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Road Trip, Anyone?

When you’re ready to come say “hi,” we’re ready to help you plan. Before you visit Denver, check out some helpful travel info and tips on hotels, shuttles, directions and more.

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Preparing for Your Interview

Your ‘resume’ can only get you so far. Now’s the time to let your personality do its part.

Our Admissions Interview Day will help you determine if Regis is right for you – we really want this to be the perfect fit. It also lets faculty determine which candidates are a good fit for us, and gives you the chance to be considered for one of our scholarships. Each year, we award varying amounts in scholarship funds to our incoming Doctor of Pharmacy students with their acceptance packages!

Check-in for your interview day typically starts at 8 a.m. MT. While there are opportunities for breaks, your schedule will be fully packed, and we recommend eating breakfast before it begins. The morning will start off with a welcome message from the School of Pharmacy Dean, followed by a Team-Based Learning demonstration, Multiple Mini Interviews, and a campus tour that includes our pharmacy lab facilities. Expect your day to wrap up by early afternoon.

To get here, view the campus map and directions, and be sure to check out tips for planning your trip.

  1. Be yourself. No need to “act the part.” Just be yourself and see if Regis moves to the same beat that you do.
  2. Dress the part. Dress professionally. As with any interview, your attire is part of making your best first impression.
  3. Mountain Time. We run on Mountain Time. Adjust your sleeping schedule accordingly.
  4. Meet current Doctor of Pharmacy students. Here’s your chance to ask our current students what it’s really like. What’s life like in the Mile-High City? How has the Team-Based Learning approach helped them? Bring your questions, we’re sure they’ll have answers.
  5. Do your homework. While it may be hard to prepare for your Multiple Mini Interviews, you'll want to ensure you come to your interview with some basic knowledge about the following topics:
    • Regis University School of Pharmacy's pedagogy: Come with an understanding of the Team-Based Learning (TBL) environment and our integrated curriculum.
    • The Jesuit Mission: How does the Jesuit Mission make the Pharmacy program at Regis unique? Be sure to familiarize yourself with some of the Key Jesuit Values.

Once You're Accepted

Now the fun begins. Plus a bit of work – but don’t worry, we'll walk you through every step along the way. In this phase, you’ll check off prerequisites, send us your transcripts and submit your deposit. Ready, set, enroll!

Still have questions? We have answers!

Get all of your questions answered! Regis offers plenty of opportunities for you to explore life as a PharmD student through both on-campus and virtual visit opportunities. Check out our PharmD events page to see all of our upcoming events, from campus and lab tours to financial aid workshops and more.

Team-Based Learning (TBL) has been widely successful in business and medical schools. Recognizing that a changing health care landscape calls for an innovative classroom approach, Regis University is one of the few universities to bring it to pharmaceutical education. Learn about the ways in which teamwork and collaboration will help you succeed.

Set yourself apart with a master’s degree or an academic certificate that will compliment your Doctor of Pharmacy degree. You’ll receive specialized training that will not only advance your pharmacy career but also provide you with the unique skill set needed to become a valuable member of any health care team. 

In addition to the $500,000 in scholarships we award to PharmD candidates each year, learn more about grants, loans and other ways to finance your education. We also offer multiple info sessions throughout the year on the topics of financial aid and available financing programs.