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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
  • Year founded: 2006
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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy School
Edwardsville
  • SDN RANKING N/A
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 1 3 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS 5 0 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $25,766
  • Non - Resident Tuition $30,458
  • Application Fee $40
  • AVG PCAT N/A
  • AVG GPA 3.6

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Admissions Information

  • Admissions Office
  • Campus Box 2000
  • Edwardsville 62026-2000
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

SIUE is a vibrant, growing Metropolitan University offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in the Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, and Nursing and professional degrees in Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Curriculum

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) School of Pharmacy offers a professional program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.

Facilities

The School of Pharmacy, located in newly renovated/constructed facilities in the University Park area of SIUE, incorporates technologically advanced classrooms, a new Drug Information and Wellness Center, and pharmacy teaching and research laboratories in its innovative and contemporary curriculum.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 3
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.33 3

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.67 3

0 = low, 10 = high

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What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No responses

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself. Why pharmacy. Any leadership skills?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Already wrote above" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They asked a lot of questions! But it flowed nicely and seemed like a conversation. Things like why pharmacy? Why SIUE? What was the hardest class you took? What kind of first impression do you think you make? How would your friends describe you? What do you do for fun? What kind extracurricular/ volunteer activites do you do? What are some problems in the future of pharmacy? What are you afraid in particular about pharmacy school? etc" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the last book you read?" More from this Member | Report Response

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Individual Responses

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School Reviews

School Reviews

Results Overview

Overall, how satisfied are you with this program?

Response Avg # Responders
10.00 1

0 = Terrible, 10 = World Class

What do you like most?

"The faculty is as good as it gets, with few exceptions. I felt prepared for boards and the real world of pharmacy. There was a lot of pressure and classes were not easy, but I professors were always there when I needed help (don't be scared of T.Mac, he's a great teacher and loves students who come ask questions). It's the best program in Illinois or Missouri if you want to feel comfortable and learn without a culture of teaching that seeks to fail students intentionally and/or foster an overly competitive and toxic environment. I was in the 2nd quartile in terms of grades, but pharmacists I work with regularly compliment my clinical knowledge. I wasn't the best student, but I learned a lot and I've retained a good deal because the instructors were excellent. 119 on the Naplex." | Report Response

What do you like least?

"I think this may have changed since I was there (2015), but I don't think medicinal chemistry should be part of the integrated therapeutics course. Pharmacology blends well with the practical side of pharmacy, but medicinal chemistry was often neglected by students due to it being heavy material and counting as a small portion of exams. It would be better taught as a parallel course with separate testing or as a single course during P1 year. I liked Med Chem, mostly, but in a pinch it was the last thing I worried about studying. This is a small issue, however, unless you plan to go into research. I think they've changed how this is structured to address this issue anyway." | Report Response

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