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Applying to Pharmacy School

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  • Discipline at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Discipline at the University of Minnesota, Morris
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Applying to Pharmacy School

Applicants to the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy must apply through the national application service, PharmCAS. Many other institutions also use this service; check with each school for specific application requirements.

The PharmCAS application process opens in June and begins with the following steps. Be aware that the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy has rolling admissions. Applications are reviewed in the order received and become limited as the year proceeds.

  1. Take the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) exam and submit scores to PharmCAS.
  2. Submit an application to PharmCAS.
  3. Submit three letters of reference to PharmCAS.
  4. Submit all college transcripts to PharmCAS (minimum GPA of 3.00 required or 3.2 over the most recent 60 semester credits).
  5. Submit the College of Pharmacy Supplemental Application.

Upon successful completion of these steps, select applicants will be invited to interview with a faculty member of the College of Pharmacy. Keep in mind that admission boards are also looking for:

"Tell me more about the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)."

For more information about a career in pharmacy, visit the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy website.