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How to Apply

  1. Review the Application Requirements
    • Create an account with the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS), and review the application instructions. The College of Pharmacy uses a rolling admissions process, and applicants are encouraged to apply early in the cycle for best consideration.
    • PharmCAS application deadline for the class entering fall of 2018 has been extended. The new application deadline is June 1st, 2018.
    • PharmCAS application opened July 18, 2017 for class entering fall of 2018.
  2. Submit an Application
    • Please submit your application through PharmCAS.
  3. Submit Official Transcripts
    • Please submit transcripts from all universities and colleges attended to PharmCAS.
    • Only official transcripts will be accepted.
    • If you have studied outside the U.S., you will need to have your transcripts evaluated for U.S. equivalency using a services like or
  4. Submit Letters of Recommendation
    • Please submit your letters of recommendation to PharmCAS.
    • Either two individual letters of recommendation or one committee letter is required.
    • Two letters of recommendation from individual members of the faculty (preferably science), employers, supervisors, or pharmacy professionals are preferred by the admissions committee.
    • Letters from additional health professionals and personal references or recommendations may be submitted in addition to the academic evaluations at the candidate's option.
  5. Submit Standardized Test Scores
      • All candidates seeking admission to the College of Pharmacy are required to take and submit official Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) scores when completing a PharmCAS application.
      • Please use the PharmCAS code 104 when requesting scores.
      • PCAT exam scores which are older than January 2015 will not be considered for the 2017 - 2018 admission cycle.
      • Applicants who are not native speakers of English are required to submit official scores from the online Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
      • February PCAT
        We will accept the unofficial score for the February PCAT via attachment via email. Please be advised that if you are applying with a pending February PCAT score that your application will be held for additional materials until either:

        1) PharmCAS receives your official February PCAT score or
        2) admissions receives your unofficial February PCAT score via email pdf or jpeg attachment.

        Please send your unofficial score the day that you receive it. Please note that if you are offered an invite and ultimately a offer of an acceptance it will be contingent upon the PCAT official score being consistent with what was initially reported to the committee.
  6. On-Campus Interview
    • We will invite qualified students via email to campus for an interview.
    • Because we use a rolling admissions calendar, those who apply early in the cycle are more likely to be interviewed than those who apply later.
  7. Background Check
    • Accepted students must pass the AACP Facilitated Centralized Background Check.
    • Information about the background check process will be sent to students upon acceptance into the College of Pharmacy.
  8. Technical Standards

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