St. Louis College of Pharmacy Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduaton Rate & More

St. Louis, Missouri
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St. Louis College of Pharmacy Admissions Overview:

Admission to the St. Louis College of Pharmacy is selective, and successful applicants tend to have grades and SAT/ACT scores that are above average. The college uses the Common Application and has a holistic admissions policy. Along with numerical measures, the admissions folks will be looking for a strong personal essay and a reference letter from your guidance counselor and a science teacher.

Strong high school preparation in math and science is particularly important for admission to STLCOP. The college has an Early Decision program for students who are certain STLCOP is their first-choice college.

Admissions Data (2014):

St. Louis College of Pharmacy Description:

Located on eight acres in St. Louis, Missouri, the St. Louis College of Pharmacy was founded in 1864. Students enter the school straight from high school, and they can set up a 6- or 7-year plan for earning their PharmD degree (Doctor of Pharmacy). Academics at STLCOP are supported by a healthy 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio; students can expect an individualized course of study, with small classes and faculty support.

Outside of the classroom, students can join a number of clubs and organizations, ranging from academic groups, to religious organizations, performing arts ensembles, honor societies, and recreational clubs. In athletics, the STLCOP Eutectics compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the American Midwest Conference.

Popular sports include track and field, tennis, basketball, and cross country.

Enrollment (2014):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,361 (693 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 100% Full-time

Costs (2014 - 15):

  • Tuition and Fees: $26,872
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,317
  • Other Expenses: $3,735
  • Total Cost: $41,124

St. Louis College of Pharmacy Financial Aid (2013 - 14):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 77%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,330
    • Loans: $10,904

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Doctor of Pharmacy

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 88%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 66%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 66%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball, Tennis
  • Women's Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field, Volleyball, Softball, Tennis, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

STLCP and the Common Application

St. Louis College of Pharmacy uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you:

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    St. Louis College of Pharmacy Mission Statement:

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    "St. Louis College of Pharmacy is a supportive and enriching environment for growth, advancement, and leadership and prepares our students, residents, faculty, staff, and alumni to positively impact patients and society."

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