PCAT

Pharmacy College Admission Test
(PCAT)

This is a computer based exam.
Cost: $199.00
Late Registration Fee: $49.00

This test is used for admission into pharmacy college. The test is administered through the policies and procedures established by The Psychological Corporation. These policies and procedures can be found in the registration bulletin and on their website:  www.pcatweb.info.  Students may register on-line at the PCAT web site.  Students are encourage to take the practice test for the PCAT located on the web site.  Georgia Southern University is no longer offering the PCAT exam.  Click here for the dates.

The test is given at a Person VUE Computer Testing Center on the following dates:

July 17, 18, 2013
September 3, 4, 16, 17, 18, 2013
October 28, 29, 30, 31, 2013
November 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 2013

January 7, 8, 2014

 

Test Format:
The PCAT consists of 280-multiple choice questions. The test is 4 1/2 hours long.  There are six sections:
Verbal (58 items, 35 minutes)

  • Analogies (60% of the questions)
  • Sentence Completion (40% of the questions)

Biology  (58 items, 35 minutes)

  • General Biology (60% of the questions)
  • Microbiology (20% of the questions)
  • Anatomy & Physiology (20% of the questions)

Reading Comprehension (6 passages, 48 items, 50 minutes)

  • Comprehension (30% of the questions)
  • Analysis (40% of the questions)
  • Evaluation (30% of the questions)

Quantitative Ability (58 items, 50 minutes)

  • Geometry (20% of the questions)
  • Algebra (20% of the questions)
  • Probability & Statistics (10% of the questions)
  • Pre-calculus (20% of the questions)
  • Calculus (30% of the questions)

Chemistry (58 items, 35 minutes)

  • General Chemistry (65% of the questions)
  • Organic Chemistry (35% of the questions)

Writing (1 writing topic, 30 minutes)

  • Conventions of Language (100%)

Picture Identification Required for All Tests
Please make sure you bring an acceptable ID

For additional information, please contact:
Testing Office
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8132
Statesboro, GA  30460-8132
Cone Hall Room 2031
912.478.5415 (phone)
912.478.5988 (fax)
e-mail: testing@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 1/8/2013

Academic Success Center • PO Box 8132 • (912) 478-5371 • asc@georgiasouthern.edu