Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy opened its doors in the fall of 2002 and was granted full accreditation status in 2007 from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. The specific objective of the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree program is to educate pharmacists in a fully integrated, faith-based environment. The School of Pharmacy offers exceptional academic training and develops competent, compassionate pharmacists whose professionalism integrates the physical, mental, social, and spiritual dimensions of health. Graduates will be able to provide high quality pharmacy care as fully participating members of healthcare teams committed to whole-person care.

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Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy (LLUSP) offers a full-time, four-year professional program leading to the PharmD degree. No undergraduate courses are taught at LLUSP. Classes are normally taught between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Friday. Read more about our Curriculum.

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Financial Aid

Financial aid is available on a first come, first served basis. Apply early, even if you are not sure you will be accepted, you can decline financial aid later. 

International Students

International students (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. permanent residents) of Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy have additional application steps and financial obligations.

Transfer Students (Advanced Standing)

The School of Pharmacy accepts students with advanced standing into the PharmD program under the following conditions:

  1. Student must meet one of the two following conditions:
    • They must be currently enrolled in good standing at an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy, or
    • If not currently enrolled, they must be currently eligible to be re-enrolled at their previous ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy.
  2. Student must have a grade point average of not less than 3.25 or equivalent in a PharmD program.
  3. Student must complete the prescribed admissions process and provide for evaluation all requested documents (eg. transcripts, syllabi, and/or course descriptions) related to their previous enrollment in pharmacy school. Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Students will only be admitted with advanced standing to either the PY1 or PY2 years of the LLUSP curriculum

Expected Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2020-2021

Year of Program Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Tuition $46,900 $46,900 $46,900 $46,900
Fees $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500
Books & Supplies $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Total $51,400 $51,400 $51,400 $51,400
Expected costs are based on full time attendance. From year to year, increases are anticipated consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.


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