Salus University (formerly Pennsylvania College of Optometry)

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*Last updated October 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
12/01/2022
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
25
Start Month
August
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
8
Program Credit Hours
109
Estimated Incoming Class Size
50

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
9.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
6.0
Black or African American
0.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
8.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
41.0
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MMS/MMSc: Master of Medical Science
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Clinical partnerships;Veteran faculty
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$91,340
Total Fees
$5,142

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • English Composition
  • Psychology
  • Statistics or Biostatistics
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  • Chemistry I & II with labs
  • Biology I & II with labs
Required Shadowing
Required
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
500
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
300
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
3
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
153
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
56
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4.3
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
64
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
152
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
47

Mission Statement

To graduate collaborative clinicians who will serve the healthcare needs of a global community with intelligence, compassion, and integrity.

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