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School of Pharmacy

Provisional Entry Program

The Provisional Entry Program is designed for a select population of academically superior students coming out of high school with an interest in pursuing pharmacy as a career. PEP will provide these students the opportunity to develop both personal and professional relationships with the School of Pharmacy faculty and students when they enter ULM. This program will be unique to ULM and will bring up to 50 high-achieving students to ULM each year for their pre-professional program in pharmacy.


Applications MUST be postmarked by MARCH 1, 2017


Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school senior at an accredited U.S. high school
  • Have a 3.8 cumulative high school grade point average (4.0 scale)
  • Have a minimum 27 composite on the ACT
  • Attend ULM for pre-pharmacy

Selection Process:

  • Applicants will be interviewed once application packet is complete.
  • Students will be ranked using the following formula: GPA (50%) + ACT (50%).
  • Interview results will be considered as admit or do not admit. 
  • Up to 50% of an admissions class (not to exceed 50 students) may be accepted into PEP. Students will be notified by in August prior to start of the fall semester. 

Maintaining Early Admission status requires students to meet the following criteria:

  • Complete all pre-pharmacy curriculum requirements within 3 years.
  • Maintain a 3.5 minimum pre-pharmacy GPA per semester through the first 5 semesters (not including summers).
  • Maintain a 3.25 minimum math/science GPA to be evaluated at the time of application to the School of Pharmacy.
  • Receive no D's or F's in required courses.
  • Obtain a minimum score of 50 composite on the PCAT prior to the year they would normally apply to pharmacy school.
  • Maintain membership in the ULM pre-pharmacy student organization.