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Competitive Candidate Profile

Although there is no formula to ensure admittance to the International Post-Baccalaureate PharmD (IPBP) program, it is in your best interest to demonstrate to the admissions committee whichever of the following key attributes you possess.

We desire that each IPBP student:

  • Is academically prepared to succeed in our rigorous professional programs.
  • Is well rounded with diverse educational and life experience backgrounds.
  • Has shown interest and involvement in the community.
  • Has knowledge of and/or experience in the field in which he/she hopes to practice.
  • Has excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Has a good understanding of both the profession and WesternU.

The following statistics for last year's entering class will give you a sense of where you might fall within the applicant pool. For additional statistics, please visit the Office of Institutional Research's Academic Outcomes webpage.

Pharmacy class

Applicant Scores
Number of Applications Received94
Number of Interviews Granted75
Number of Students Enrolled22
Average Overall GPA3.25