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Submission Number: 222
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Institution Name University of Minnesota
Program Name Pharmaceutics
Degree Type Ph.D.
Short Name U of Minnesota-222
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Address 1 308 Harvard Street SE
Address 2 9-177 Weaver-Densford Hall
Address 3
City Minneapolis
State Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55455
Country United States
Program Location: Minnesota
Admissions Office Contact(s):
  • Name: Katie M. James
    Title: Graduate Program Coordinator
    Office: Department of Pharmaceutics
    Phone (Work): 612-624-5153
    Email: kmjames@umn.edu
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year? November 30, 2021
Is your program participating in PharmGrad? No
Link to Application
Application Fee: US citizen/permanent resident: $75; International: $95
Application Deadline Description: Fall 2022 is the next opportunity to be considered for admission, and November 30, 2021 is the deadline for submitting an application. All requirements must arrive by the deadline. Due to the cohort nature of our program, we highly prefer that graduate students start in the fall semester.
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Program Description The Pharmaceutics Graduate Program at the University of Minnesota prepares students for research in the development and testing of drug products, including investigating interactions of drugs with complex biological systems and the physical and chemical formulation of drugs for delivery.

Our program is among the best in the nation. As a student you will develop a broad background in the physical and biological sciences that shape the drug development process, specializing in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug metabolism, crystal engineering, polymer-based drug delivery, biophysical chemistry, or molecular biopharmaceutics.
Program Description Video:
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Is your institution public or private? Public
Is your program accepting applications for this program? Yes
Program Start Term: Fall
Satellite/Branch campuses:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Credits Required for Degree: 48
Required Rotations: Not Required
Seminars: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam: Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation: Required
Additional Information about Degree Requirements:
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Delivery Method On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration:
Area(s) of Study: Biological Science, Cancer, Drug Delivery, Drug Development, Drug Metabolism, Engineering, Material Science, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics, Physical Science, Transdermal Drug Delivery
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I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Have you previously enrolled students in this program? Yes
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program: 3
United States 0
International 3
Last academic year-average overall GPA of the accepted students: 3.2
Have you graduated your first class for this program? Yes
Academia 0
Industry 2
Government 0
Other 0
Unknown 2
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Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation: 5.5
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is the GRE required? Yes
Is a GRE Subject Test Required or Recommended? Not Required or Recommended
Oldest GRE considered: 9/6/2017
Verbal Reasoning:
Quantitative Reasoning: 80%
Analytical Writing: 3.5
Enter any additional information regarding the GRE: Official GRE scores must be transmitted by ETS using Institution Code 6874 - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul).

Due to the closure of testing centers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, GRE scores are not required, and will not be reviewed, for Fall 2022 admissions.
Are any of the following tests required for international applicants? TOEFL or IELTS
Other tests or credentials: Duolingo English Test (DET) scores are also accepted for Fall 2022 admissions.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Are letters of recommendations required by your program? Yes
If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required? 3
Enter any additional information regarding recommendations: Recommendations should come from individuals who have direct knowledge of your experience and capability, such as a professor or direct supervisor.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum overall GPA considered:
Recommended overall GPA considered: 3.2
Enter any additional information regarding application or admission requirements:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Percentage of students receiving financial support: 100
Type of financial support available: Tuition Waiver, Stipend, Research Assistantship, Teaching Assistantship, Department or University Scholarship
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I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? We are not a participating PharmGrad program
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service? We are not a participating PharmGrad program
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Admin Status Published
Old ID 2711
AACP Institution Number
SIDS 222