About This Program
Pharmacy is the art and science of preparing and dispensing medications, and the provision of drug and health information to the public. Pharmacists are vital members of healthcare teams. They work with patients to determine their medication needs and the care required to best meet these needs.
Courses must be completed prior to April 30 of the year of application (deadline Jan 15), to be considered for admission. See the pharmacy admission’s page for more information.
What you will Learn
You will study how new drugs discovered, why some people react differently to some drugs, how drugs work in the body and how various factors can impact it’s effectiveness or safeness. You will learn how to fill medical prescriptions, educate patients about their medications and answer a wide range of questions as well as provide diet, exercise, and other health information that does not involve prescription medication.
|Books||$1,000 – $1,500||$1,000 – $1,500|
|Total||$8,276 – $8,776||$26,203 – $26,703|
Tuition will vary depending on the type and number of classes you take in a year. This estimate reflects a typical amount you could expect to pay in your first year if you enroll in a full course load, the maximum number of courses allowed.
Fees are used to fund specific student benefits.
The cost of books and supplies varies widely depending on the courses you choose. It is recommended that you budget between $1,000-$2,000 per year.
*BASED ON THE RATES DISPLAYED ON OUR TUITION PAGE
Admission Requirements and Deadlines
St. Peter’s College Deadline:
Students already accepted into their program at the University of Saskatchewan may begin classes at St. Peter’s College anytime before the deadline for registration changes (mid-September and mid-January)
University of Saskatchewan Deadline:
The full list of deadlines for each college at the University of Saskatchewan can be found at the programs specific requirements and deadlines page on their website.
Required High School Classes
- Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
The high school classes that are required for admission purposes are not always the same as classes you will need to complete the degree program you choose. For example, if you want to minor in chemistry, you will need high school chemistry to take your first-year university classes.
Required Grade Average
Applications are considered up until the deadline. Admission is offered on an ongoing basis until all seats are filled. Applicants who do not meet the admission average but otherwise qualify for admission may be placed on a waitlist.
At the discretion of the college, applicants who had been placed on a waitlist may be offered admission based on their place in the waitlist (determined by admission average).
Minimum admission average: 70%
If your first language in not English, you may have to prove proficiency in English before admission. It is expected that applicants interested in this program are fluent in English.