Admission Requirements

  • GU Undergraduate Requirements

    • SAT total of 1100 or higher in critical reading and math or ACT composite score of 24 or higher
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
    • Class rank in top 25%
    • Strong background in college-prep courses
    • Provide three letters of recommendation
    • Essay or personal statement is strongly recommended
    • Preference will be given to students showing evidence of leadership potential, community service and co-curricular activities  

    Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy Admissions Process

    Students applying to this program are encouraged to apply by the November 1st deadline for early consideration. All eligible applicants for this program will be placed in a pool from which the top four students are chosen. Once offered acceptance, students will have two weeks to pay the enrollment deposit to reserve their space in the program. If the deadline passes without a deposit, the space will be offered to another student.  

    Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy will admit up to four Gannon University students who meet the criteria listed below. At the discretion of Duquesne, more than four students may be admitted. Upon meeting these requirements, students will not compete with other students for their reserved seat in Duquesne University’s Mylan School of Pharmacy. Students participating in this program are not eligible to apply to any other pharmacy school.  

    • Completion of two year undergraduate curriculum at Gannon University
    • GPA of 3.50 or higher in Gannon undergraduate courses with no grade lower than a “C”
    • GPA of 3.50 or higher for science and mathematics courses with no grade lower than a “C”
    • Recommendation of the Gannon University pre-pharmacy selection committee
    • Evidence of leadership potential and commitment to the pharmacy profession
    • Completion of a successful interview with Duquesne University
    • Completion of the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) with a scaled score of 375 or higher on each section of the exam
    • Successful completion of a criminal background check