Wilkes University

How to Apply to PPGS

High School Students seeking Pre-Pharmacy Guaranteed Seat (PPGS) Application Process

STEP 1 - Apply and be accepted to Wilkes University

  • It is recommend you apply as early as the summer between your junior and senior year
  • Identify Pharmacy as your interest on the Wilkes University application
  • Wilkes University applications are processed on a rolling basis starting at the beginning of the fall semester

Wilkes Application

STEP 2 - In order to receive an application for a Pre-Pharmacy guaranteed seat you must first meet the minimal qualifications for consideration to the Pre-Pharmacy program.

  • Be accepted to Wilkes University
  • Have a high school class rank in the top 50th percentile or an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • SAT Scores: ≥ 1080, OR ACT Scores: ≥ 22

STEP 3 - Pre-Pharmacy Application (late September/early October)

  • Receive a Pre-Pharmacy application packet in the mail from Wilkes University Admissions.  Application requirements include:
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • A Statement of Purpose
    • Knowledge about the pharmacy profession
    • Pre-Pharmacy applications are received on a rolling basis
    • Only completed applications are considered

STEP 4 - Invitation to Interview

  • Invitations to interview for a Pre-Pharmacy guaranteed seat are mailed to prospective students shortly after receipt of their completed applications
  • Interviews take place on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons
  • Prospective Pre-Pharmacy students interview with 1 faculty member for approximately 45 minutes
  • Professional attire is expected

STEP 5 - Notification of Decision

  • Pre-Pharmacy applicants receive notification within 2 weeks from their interview
  • Decisions indicate if an applicant qualifies for a guaranteed seat OR is to be placed on the wait list.

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