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Application Process

Admission to the Pharm.D. program is competitive.

Students applying for admission to the Pharm.D. program must submit their application through the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS), approximately one year prior to anticipated enrollment.

The PharmCAS application requires:

  • Official transcripts
  • References

Top applicants will be invited to participate in a professional interview with faculty and complete a writing assessment. After the interview process, top students will be invited to join the Pharm.D program.

Academic Requirements

If you’ve completed all required prerequisite pharmacy program courses, through a bachelor’s degree or individual classes, you may be eligible for admission directly into the professional (Pharm.D.) program.

A bachelor's degree is not required for admission into the professional program.

Download the Professional (P1) Prerequisite Guide

Professional Application Process

  1. Complete the PharmCAS application. Professional applicants must complete the PharmCAS application administered by the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS). The application becomes available on July 15 the year prior to entry and closes March 1.
  2. Submit official transcripts to PharmCAS.*
  3. Submit supplemental application materials. Applicants must agree to and complete the forms for the Statement of Commitment and Technical Standards.
  4. International Students:
    1. Request a World Education Services (WES) course-by-course transcript evaluation.
    2. Submit TOEFL scores, if English is not your primary language.

*Students may still apply if they have not yet completed the PCAT, Students will be asked to submit an expected test date and submit official scores once completed. Students may register for the PCAT exam at pcatweb.info.

Learn More

For questions, contact the Office of Admissions at 314.446.8328 or admissions@uhsp.edu.

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