Steps to Apply

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Application Deadline: February 1, 2023

The UF College of Pharmacy begins accepting applications in mid-July, with a deadline in early March the following year.

Orientation 2019

APPLY EARLY

Priority Applicants: October 1 Deadline

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy welcomes applications for our Priority Deadline Applicant program. Students who apply before the priority deadline (Oct. 1, 2022), and whose applications are verified by Nov. 1, 2022, will receive their first campus choice and preferential consideration for scholarships.

Step 2

Request preprofessional course review

Contact our student affairs team and request a review of your preprofessional courses. Email: pharmdadmissions@cop.ufl.edu

step 3

Secure letters of recommendation

Ask for letters of recommendation to submit with your PharmCAS application.

Apply to PharmCAS

The Pharmacy College Application Service, or PharmCAS, is a centralized application service to apply to Doctor of Pharmacy degree programs offered by schools and colleges of pharmacy. PharmCAS is designed for first-year professional Pharm.D programs. You must do the following to complete your PharmCAS application.

  • Send official transcripts and PCAT scores (optional) directly to PharmCAS
  • Submit at least two letters of recommendation (the recommendation form is in the PharmCAS application)
  • Select the UF College of Pharmacy in your application
  • Pay the required $175 application fee (each additional school is $55). PharmCAS offers fee waivers, but funding is limited so apply as early as possible.

Only applications completed and verified by PharmCAS will be reviewed by the UF College of Pharmacy Admissions Committee. Once the committee reviews the application, selected candidates will be notified via email inviting them for an interview.

International Students

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy will accept international students into the Doctor of Pharmacy program. Applicants should follow the steps above as well as fulfilling these admission requirements.

Language skill assessment

Language skills will be assessed during the applicant’s interview to determine proficiency.

International applicants are required to take the TOEFL unless they meet the following:

  • One academic year of English courses at a college/university in the U.S. with grades of B or higher OR
  • All high school instruction in the U.S.
  • A language skill assessment determines proficiency during the applicant’s interview
  • TOEFL iBT version with a minimum composite score of 80, but 100 or higher is preferred.  For each subject area, the following minimum score is required: Reading = 20+, Listening = 20+, Speaking = 25+, Writing = 23+