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Biological Sciences BS/PharmD - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: 04.01 BIOLOGY GENERAL, CIP: 26.0101 Biology/Biological Sciences, General)

Department of Biological Sciences

109 Cooke Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1300

Derek Daniels
Chair

Lara Hutson
Director of Undergraduate Studies

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

270 Pharmacy Building
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8033

Gary M. Pollack, Ph.D.
Dean

Kathleen M. Boje, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor

Sara Robinson
Academic Advisor, Associate Director of Admissions and Advisement

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Becoming a Biological Sciences BS/PharmD Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), strength of the high school academic record and SAT or ACT scores, if applicable. UB supports SUNY’s decision to temporarily suspend SAT and ACT requirements for admissions. This temporary change of admissions eligibility requirements applies to the spring 2021, fall 2021, spring 2022, fall 2022, spring 2023, fall 2023 and spring 2024 cycles. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Freshman Admission to the Program

Incoming fall freshmen entering UB from high school are admitted to the combined BS/PharmD program via the application for undergraduate admission. Students will apply directly to the PharmD doctor of pharmacy degree following their second year of study at UB via PharmCAS. Visit the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical website for details.

Transfer Admission to the Program

Transfer students may be considered for this combined degree program on a case-by-case basis.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

Students should declare the combined BS/PharmD major before December 31 of the first/fall semester freshman year.

Suggested Introductory Courses

BIO 200 Evolutionary Biology
CHE 101 General Chemistry
MTH 121 Survey of Calculus and its Applications I or MTH 141 College Calculus I
PHM 101 Pharmacy Is Right for Me
PHM 201 Roadmap to Pharmacy

 
Published: Jan 30, 2023 10:56:36