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St. Louis College of Pharmacy is a private institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 714, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 8 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $25,773 (2013-14).
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Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is the fourth oldest and 10th largest college of pharmacy in America, and it provides innovative education, research, and career opportunities for students. The College integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a professional curriculum and introductory and advanced practice experiences where students can develop expertise and become leaders in the profession and their communities. The College prepares its students to practice in all fields of pharmacy: community or hospital pharmacy, managed care, consultant pharmacy, the pharmaceutical industry, military, academia, or pharmacy associations. Beginning in 2014, the seven-year curriculum leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree will also include a Bachelor of Science. The College admits students directly from high school and accepts transfer students and graduates from other colleges and universities. More than 1,250 students are currently enrolled from 30 states and several countries. The College's 6,800 alumni practice throughout the nation and in 13 different countries, providing a strong network to assist students with their goals. Approximately 73 percent of St. Louis-area pharmacists are College graduates. The St. Louis College of Pharmacy campus is located in the city's Central West End, surrounded by one of the world's finest biomedical research and patient-care centers, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, Siteman Cancer Center, and St. Louis Children's Hospital. The campus is also one block from Forest Park with its 1,300 acres of green space, tennis courts, outdoor ice rink, golf course, and world-class museums, zoo, outdoor opera theater, and science center. Students at the College are near the cultural and entertainment scene of St. Louis on a safe, 8-acre campus within walking distance of public transportation.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to St. Louis College of Pharmacy, it's important to note the application deadline is February 1, and the early decision deadline is December 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due December 15. The application fee at St. Louis College of Pharmacy is $50.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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|Application deadline||February 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||December 15|
St. Louis College of Pharmacy has 19.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
|4-year graduation rate||0%|
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St. Louis College of Pharmacy has a total undergraduate enrollment of 714, with a gender distribution of 41.6 percent male students and 58.4 percent female students. At this school, 42 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 58 percent of students live off campus.
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Campus Info & Services
St. Louis College of Pharmacy offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. St. Louis College of Pharmacy also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at St. Louis College of Pharmacy.
|Students who have cars on campus||50%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 78.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,054.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$25,773 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,100 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data