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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.


Admission Policies

Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (B.S.P.S.) program must satisfy the general admissions requirements and procedures of the university. Admission into the B.S.P.S. program can occur in the fall of the freshman year, i.e., "Early Entry," but more typically after completion of the pre-pharmacy curriculum at The University of Mississippi or other accredited institution, i.e., "Regular Entry." Procedures and criteria for early entry and regular entry admission into the professional pharmacy program are given on the website of the School of Pharmacy. Early Entry admission decisions are based on ACT/SAT score, GPA for 10th, 11th, and 12th grades, interview, and evaluation of service, leadership, and work experience ( To gain regular entry admission, a student must have a cumulative GPA (calculated on all grades earned) of at least 2.75 on all required pre-pharmacy courses (excluding electives in humanities, fine arts, and social sciences), have obtained a minimum composite scaled score of 395, and a conventions of language score of exceeding 2.0 on the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) taken within 12 months of the application deadline. The holistic process also includes an interview and evaluation of leadership, service, and work experience. Admission into the professional curriculum requires proof of an extern/intern license issued by the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy for which a criminal background check is required at the applicant's expense. Following completion of the B.S.P.S. degree, students will be admitted into the Doctor of Pharmacy program if they have achieved at least a 2.65 GPA on first year required professional courses.

Academic Regulations

Program Completion Requirements

This information is given in the description of the B.S.P.S. and Pharm.D. degrees.

General Education Core Curriculum

This information (a listing of the courses required for entry into the professional degree program) is given in the description of the B.S.P.S. (See Section 6)

College/School-wide Degree Requirements

This information is given in the descriptions of the B.S.P.S. and Pharm.D. degrees. (See Section 6)

Honor Code Policy

Students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy are expected to adhere to the policies described in the school's Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct, randomized drug screening, and requirements for insurance coverage, immunizations, and participation in programmatic assessments. For more information see

The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.