This profession is gaining increased recognition as a vital member of the health care team and pharmacists are practicing across an array of disciplines. The faculty and leadership of LU’s College of Pharmacy are committed to providing a student-centered learning environment that prepares graduates to practice in a variety of settings.

WHY Larkin university college of pharmacy

We are an innovative college of pharmacy engaged in teaching, scholarship, and service preparing compassionate healthcare
professionals to practice in current, emerging, and diverse settings.

We strive to be a catalyst for innovation to further advance health care.

Integrity, Learner Centered, Accountability, Professionalism, Innovation, Empathy, Collaboration

admission requirements

You want to impact the lives of others, perhaps give back to your community, and be part of an exciting healthcare industry. At LU College of Pharmacy, you’ll join a diverse and academically enriched community of students and learner-centered faculty and staff. We offer an accelerated 3-year curriculum delivered in a block format. Students receive detailed analysis of their performance at the end of each two-week block, which ultimately helps prepare them for NAPLEX and the profession of pharmacy. We provide our students with the curriculum, support, and resources they need to confidently succeed. It’s an exciting journey to embark upon!

Thank you for your interest in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program at Larkin College of Pharmacy. We are currently accepting applications for the Pharm.D Class of 2026 through Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) beginning July 14, 2022, through June 1, 2023.

  • Completion of 60 semester credit hours of prerequisite coursework with a preferred 2.5 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • PCAT recommended but not required
  • Two letters of recommendation (One letter from a Faculty, advisor, or supervisor highly recommended)
  • Personal statement
  • If selected, an on-site interview
  • Criminal background check and drug screening, if admitted

First Year Students (P1) Class of 2025

Fall 2022$18,561$4,731
Spring 2023$18,561
Summer 2023$9,280
Mandatory Fees P1*Total
Technology Fee$2,050
Computer and Software Licensing Fee (1 Year Only)$1,400
Course and Lab Fees$556
PCOA Fee$75
Student Activity Fee$200
Student Government Fee$200
Professional Liability Fee$100
Student Services Fee$100
IPPE Fee$50
Total  $4,731
*All mandatory fees due in Fall 2022

Second Year Student (P2) Class of 2024

Fall 2022$23,201$2,771
Spring 2023$23,201
Mandatory Fees P2**Total
Technology Fee$2,050
Course Fees$121
Student Activity Fee$200
Student Government Fee$200
Professional Liability Fee$100
Student Services Fee$100
Total $2,771
**All mandatory fees due in Fall 2022

Third Year Student (P3) Class of 2023

Summer 2022$9,280$2,685
Fall 2022$18,561
Spring 2023$18,561
Mandatory Fees P3***Total
Technology fee$900
APPE Fee$150
Graduation Fee$600
Course Fees – NAPLEX Prep & SLPI$760
Student Government Fee$150
Professional Liability Fee$100
Student Services Fee$25
***All mandatory fees due in Summer 2022

Biology I and II with labs – 8

Anatomy and Physiology – 6

General Chemistry I and II with labs – 8

Organic Chemistry I and II with labs – 8

General Physics (with or without calculus) – 3

English – 6

Calculus – 3

Statistics – 3

Speech/ Public Speaking – 3

Advance Sciences (recommended: Cellular or Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, genetics, or Medical Terminology) – 6

Humanities or Social Sciences – 3

Psychology, Sociology or Anthropology – 3

Total Hours – 60


    • We only accept completion of coursework with a grade of C- or better. Any courses in which you received a D+, D, or D- must be retaken.
    • Larkin University College of Pharmacy may consider coursework taken at Foreign Institutions that have been evaluated for U.S Institution equivalency by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization such as World Education Services, Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. and/or Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
    • If you have previously attended a pharmacy program, please submit a Dean’s Letter, directly to the Office of Admissions.
    • All required pre-requisite coursework is based on semester credit hours. If your institution uses a quarter system, please note that 1 semester hour equals 1.5 quarter hours, or 1 quarter hour equals .6667 semester hours. To convert semester hours into quarter hours, divide the quarter-credit hours by 1.5 or multiply the semester credit hours by 0.6667.

What’s happening at The College of Pharmacy ?

Whether it’s activities across our student community, achievements of our graduates and the impact they’re making professionally, or innovative research initiatives our faculty is undertaking, there’s always something meaningful and exciting happening at COP.

faculty & staff

Ruth E. Nemire

Dean / Professor College of Pharmacy
Contact Information
Office: room 2211
Phone: 305-760-7502
Hours: By Appointment

Juan F. Mosley II

Chair & Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy
Contact Information
Office: 2515
Phone: 305-760-7474
Hours: By Appointment

Priscilla Ryder

Associate Professor College of Pharmacy
Contact Information
Office: Room 2302
Phone: (305) 760 – 7492
Hours: By Appointment