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Newly Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Larkin University College of Pharmacy. Each of you has been selected to be part of the Class of 2025 because of your determination and passion for becoming a pharmacist, your commitment, and your hard work. We are thrilled to welcome you to the pride and our unique learner-centered program. We are already so proud of what you have accomplished. We want to ensure that you are prepared to get started as soon as you arrive on campus for Orientation. Please read this webpage in its entirety and note the deadlines for each section. We encourage you to download the checklist on this webpage to assist you in keeping track of the deadlines. If you have any questions, please email the Office of Admissions at pharmacyadmissions@ularkin.org or call us at (305) 760 – 7488.

All of us at Larkin look forward to welcoming you to our campus in the fall!

Newly Admitted Students Information

Documentation of acquired or natural immunity to the following diseases is required prior to enrollment in the Larkin College of Pharmacy: measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), varicella (chicken pox), tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis, hepatitis B with titers, and proof of a recent (within 6 months prior to entering the program) two-step tuberculosis skin test PPD).  Students are also required to complete a physical exam. All students must document their status on the Matriculation Health Form and Two-Step PPD Skin Test Form, which can be downloaded by clicking on the button below.

The following specific LU forms must be completed IN FULL. Separate or piecemeal documentation WILL NOT be accepted

Completed forms may be scanned and emailed to cophealth@ularkin.org. Should you have any questions you may contact Ms. Nanika Bethel, Experiential Education Coordinator, at 305-760-7484 or via email at cophealth@ularkin.org

  • Admitted Students Webinar (June 22, 2022)
  • Lions’ Day “Accepted Student’s Day” (June 22, 2022)
  • White Coat Ceremony: (Tentatively scheduled for January 2023) The White Coat Ceremony is an important and exciting event for pharmacy students as they are welcomed into the profession. We will send more information as the details are finalized. We encourage you to invite family and close friends to this very special ceremony. You will receive more information about the ceremony closer to the start of the orientation week.
  • Orientation Week: (Week of July 19th) Orientation is mandatory. Orientation will include sessions such as expectations for professional students, the assessment and progression process, academic preparation, team-building with your learning group, and social activities. If you are not already living in the area, we encourage you to move prior to Orientation so you can focus on preparation for the first year of Pharmacy school.
  • The first day of classes is (July 25th, 2022).
  • Click here to access the full academic calendar for 2021-2022

LU offers financial assistance in the form of Scholarships and Private Student Loans. The below links contain important information on financing your education.

Scholarship Opportunities

Borrowing Essentials

We have established a standard allowance for your Cost of Attendance (COA) for direct and indirect expenses. Direct expenses are tuition and fee charges made by the institution. Indirectly related expenses to your education, are such as an estimate for housing, food/household supplies, transportation and personal miscellaneous expenses. It is our recommendation that students borrow only what is needed and what he/she reasonably repay.

2020-2021 / P1 (year 1) COA

Please contact the Director of Financial Services, Ms. Yaidani Rivero, YRivero@ularkin.org, or 305-760-7513 to begin your application process.

Click here to visit the LU Financial Services website

LU has partnered with Florida International University Bayview Housing to offer Housing to Larkin University Students. Bayview Student Living offers modern apartment homes equipped with everything a student needs to feel at home! The new modern Housing facility offers private bedrooms & private or semi-private bathrooms, walk in showers, full kitchens, fully furnished, and all-inclusive living!

If you have any specific questions regarding room type, requesting specific roommate(s)  and/ or cost please contact Kristie Zapata at 305.998.3777 ext. 301

To Apply Click here

  1. Do I need Health Insurance?

Each student is required to have active health insurance during their entire enrollment at Larkin College of Pharmacy. We have included the cost of health insurance coverage in our Cost of Attendance and you are permitted to add this need to your loan funds request. If you will be accessing coverage through the ACA Marketplace at https://www.healthcare.gov/get-coverage/, the open enrollment period begins November 1st for coverage.  If you are losing employer coverage next year in order to start school, you may qualify to enroll during a Special Enrollment Period.  You must start the process at least 45 days in advance (no later than June 15th) to allow adequate time for processing. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Ms. Donysha Givens, University Registrar at 305-760-7514 or via email at DGivens@ularkin.org.


  1. What is the attire for Orientation Week?

Business casual

  1. What is the attire during class?

Business casual

  1. Do I need to register for classes?

No, due to the nature of our curriculum (block curriculum) you will be automatically register for classes as you progress in the program.

  1. Do I need to buy textbooks?

A laptop with all programs and software needed during the program will be provided to you during Orientation.