Out of State Waiver Award

October 26, 2020 - New Program in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy

 The Skaggs School of Pharmacy PharmD Out-of-State Tuition Academic Merit Award:

 Beginning in academic year 2021-2022, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy will begin offering tuition awards of up to $15,000/year to out-of-state students who are committed to completing the PharmD degree at the University of Montana. The award is based on academic merit and gives high-achieving and academically strong out-of-state students the opportunity to complete their PharmD program at significantly reduced out-of-state cost, while receiving high-quality of education from the program with a strong history of patient-centered care, interprofessional training and activities, outreach, academic rigor and quality, and student-centered environment with dedicated faculty, staff and administrators. As our PharmD program is located in beautiful Missoula, Montana, we offer a safe and calm, inclusive, culturally-stimulating environment that also offers a variety of sporting and outdoor activities to provide ample opportunities to rejuvenate and relieve stress. Geographically diverse students are encouraged to apply.

During the admission cycle in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, all out-of-state applicants who meet requirements through the School’s admission process by completing and submitting their application to PharmCAS, completing a successful interview, and are granted admission to the PharmD program, will be considered for the Skaggs School of Pharmacy Out-of-State Academic Merit Award. In addition to the interview, the Award for out-of-state applicants considers composite PCAT score and pre-pharmacy GPA for pre-requisite classes only.

Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance in Academic Year 2020-2021:

Current annual out-of-state tuition and fees for the PharmD program is $33,537. With a maximum Award of $15,000, this would be reduced to $18,537.