A host of PharmD and graduate students joined the COP family at the beginning of academic year 2014-2015.
PharmD Class of 2018
One hundred and one members of the Class of 2018 started their first day of pharmacy school Aug. 18. Ninety-one percent are Arizona residents; 64 percent hold bachelor’s degrees.
The class is 60 percent female and 40 percent male, similar to other recently entering classes. Twenty-three percent of the class is from underrepresented minority groups (Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native).
The average age of class members is 24; the age range is 19-46.
Forty-seven members of the Class of 2018 completed their undergraduate work at the University of Arizona. Twenty members are from Arizona State University, and three are Lumberjacks from Northern Arizona University. Eleven did their undergraduate work at Pima Community College. Students from other community colleges and universities in California, Missouri, Utah, Texas and Indiana round out the incoming student body.
New graduate students
The college also welcomed 15 new graduate students to Fall Semester 2014.