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Chemistry: Biochemistry: Pre-Pharmacy, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The Biochemistry: Pre-Pharmacy program at SRU will prepare you for entry into the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy. Through this program, you'll spend three years at SRU before continuing to LECOM to complete your PharmD.


Leveraging our partnership with LECOM, you will successfully complete a three-year undergraduate program in pre-pharmacy at SRU, then matriculate into LECOM School of Pharmacy to complete the professional curriculum of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree in three years.

The accelerated professional pharmacy curriculum at LECOM School of Pharmacy is offered in a challenging, rigorous 12-month program per academic year. The accelerated pace enables you to get into the workforce faster and more economically.

Through a 3+3 affiliation agreement, you can continue to LECOM after your third year of study at SRU. After successfully completing your first year at LECOM, you can apply for and receive your BS in Biochemistry from SRU

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry II
  • General Chemistry II Lab 
  • Organic Chemistry I 
  • Organic Chemistry I Lab 
  • Organic Chemistry II 
  • Organic Chemistry II Lab 
  • Physical Chemistry I 
  • Physical Chemistry I Lab 
  • Biochemistry I 
  • Biochemistry I Lab 
  • Biochemistry II 
  • Biochemistry Lab II 

                      English Language Requirements

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                      Academic Requirements

                      You need the following GPA score:

                      Required score: 3

                      Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                      Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                      General Requirements

                      • Official High School transcripts (including a 12th grade class schedule if applicable)
                      • Official SAT or ACT scores
                      • $30 application fee 
                      • Complete the application for admission (NO FEE).
                      • Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary course work completed,
                      • Submit a copy of your passport - copy of the picture page.
                      • All applicants must verify finances. 

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International

                        603 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 603 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
                      • National

                        302 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 302 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
                      • In-State

                        302 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 302 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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                      Living costs for Grove City

                      • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
                        Living Costs

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