Admission Requirements

  • GU Undergraduate Requirements

    • SAT total of 1170 or higher in critical reading and math or ACT composite score of 24 or higher
    • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Class rank in the top 25%
    • Additional evidence of scholarly and extracurricular activities Provide at least two letters of recommendation  

    GU-University of Charleston 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 will be placed into separate pools from which the top five students will be chosen for each program. 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.  

    University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Requirements

    University of Charleston School of Pharmacy will admit up to five Gannon University students who meet the criteria listed below from each program. At the discretion of University of Charleston, more than five students may be admitted. This program provides a conditionally guaranteed seat, which means if the student meets all requirements below at the time of application they will be accepted.  

    • Successful completion of the pre-pharmacy curriculum at Gannon University
    • Minimum GPA of 3.25 in pre-pharmacy curriculum with no grades lower than a “C”
    • GPA of 3.25 or higher for science and mathematics courses
    • Submit two letters of recommendation. One of these letters MUST be from the pre-pharmacy committee at Gannon University and the other from a pharmacist.
    • Demonstrate experience in community/campus activism
    • Submit a completed application for admission to the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy
    • Students in this program cannot retake courses in which they have earned a “D” or “F” grade and remain in a conditionally guaranteed spot
    • Score above the 65th percentile on the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) with an appropriate score on the writing sample
    • Successfully interview with the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy faculty
    • Successful completion of a criminal background check
    • Abide by all application guidelines posted on the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Web site (