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Pre-Professional Pharmacy, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, MA,
UNE offers a two-year, undergraduate Pre-Professional Pharmacy program on the Biddeford Campus. This program provides you with the minimum coursework required for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program offered by UNE’s College of Pharmacy on our Portland Campus.


The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) prepares professional students for careers as pharmacists and/or pharmaceutical scientists. It is awarded after the successful completion of an additional four years of study. For more information about the Pharm.D. program, including admission requirements, please refer to the College of Pharmacy.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • English Composition
  • Statistics for Life Sciences
  • Interprofessional Health Care First Year Experience
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Global Awareness Course
  • Effective Public Speaking
  • General Biology

                                  English Language Requirements

                                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                  • Minimum required score:


                                    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                                    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                  Academic Requirements

                                  • A Common Application or a UNE Application with the $40 application fee.
                                  • Official proof of English Language Proficiency. 
                                  • Official SAT* or ACT results are required. 
                                  • Official copy of high school transcript or four-year educational record. International transcripts must be provided in English with grading scale or using traditional U.S. Education System grade scale. If your educational institution cannot provide this, your transcript must be evaluated through World Education Services.

                                  Tuition Fee

                                  • International

                                    36300 USD/year
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 36300 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                  • National

                                    36300 USD/year
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 36300 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                  • In-State

                                    36300 USD/year
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 36300 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                  Living costs for Boston

                                  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
                                    Living Costs

                                  The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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