What is the lowest GPA someone has gotten into pharmacy school with, in the past few years?
California Health Sciences University is willing to accept those with a 2.8 gpa. They also accept students directly from community colleges.
With respect to pharmacy school in this job market, they don’t care as long you got loans. Maybe 5 years ago, schools would look at other factors besides GPA, but not anymore. This is not medical school where a GPA and MCAT cuttoff matters and where other EC factors and the timing of those other EC factors matter.2.5 or 2.8 are fairly common minimum GPAs even for established/"top" schools that can be pickier. Most average GPAs of entering classes I see are around 3.5.
"The minimum GPA we will consider is a 2.5."What we look for We use a holistic admissions process, which means we look at the whole applicant and all of the talents and abilities they bring. GPAs are important, but what we are really looking for are the future … Continuedpharmacy.unc.edu
Though the nearly 500 pharmacy students in the PharmD program represent diverse backgrounds and experiences, they share a common commitment to patient care and to gaining as much as they can from their pharmacy education. Students' active involvement in student organizations and in the community...pharmd.ucsf.edu
Cumulative Low 2.8, Avg 3.5, High 4.0
Science Low 2.22, Avg 3.42, High 4.0
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- "While there is no established minimum Cumulative GPA requirement, applicants with a Cumulative GPA below 2.8 are generally not considered competitive
- Cumulative GPA is calculated using grades from ALL college or university-level coursework"
- "While there is no established minimum prerequisite GPA requirement, applicants with a prerequisite GPA below 2.8 are generally not considered competitive"
It's like the more you read SDN, the more you believe GPA and NAPLEX pass rates are all that matters.
What is wrong with accepting students directly from community college?California Health Sciences University is willing to accept those with a 2.8 gpa. They also accept students directly from community colleges.