How do you apply to the PharmD program?
PCOM School of Pharmacy participates in the centralized Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) for applicants applying to colleges and schools of pharmacy. The PharmCAS application
will include all undergraduate and graduate coursework, official transcripts and three
letters of recommendation. A holistic approach to admissions is utilized whereby all
attributes of the applicant are considered.
For questions regarding submission of the PharmCAS application, contact PharmCAS directly
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-612-2050.
When should you start applying for pharmacy school?
Beginning in July, prospective pharmacy students may submit their application through
PharmCAS. The application processes for PCOM academic programs, including PharmD,
are on a rolling admissions basis so applications are reviewed in the order in which
they are received. Early applications are strongly encouraged.
When is the pharmacy school application deadline?
The application cycle will open July 14. Be advised that your full PharmCAS application
must be e-submitted, completed and verified by June 1 to be considered for admission.
Applicants are encouraged to apply well ahead of this deadline.
When the PharmCAS application, letters of recommendation, and PCAT score(s)—or similar
graduate or professional admissions tests are received in the Office of Admissions,
the application will be considered complete. Early application and fulfillment of
all requirements are strongly recommended because a rolling admissions process is
followed with review of completed applications beginning in early fall.
Is pharmacy school rolling admissions?
Yes, the Doctor of Pharmacy program at PCOM Georgia is rolling admissions. Early application
and fulfillment of all requirements are strongly recommended because the rolling admissions
process is followed with review of completed PharmD program applications beginning
in early fall.
All accepted PharmD program candidates are required to remit a $500 non-refundable
deposit to secure a seat in the class. PCOM has two-step deposit policy for all accepted
applicants prior to March 1. Doctor of Pharmacy program applicants accepted prior
to March 1 are asked to send a non-refundable $200 tuition payment that will be credited
to the student's tuition account. A second non-refundable $300 pre-payment is required
after March 1 to hold the seat in the upcoming class. Applicants accepted after March
1 will be asked to submit a single, non-refundable $500 pre-payment. All pre-payments
will be credited to the student's tuition account. The candidate is also asked to
review and acknowledge the PCOM School of Pharmacy Technical Standards (PDF).
Will I have an interview for the PharmD program at PCOM Georgia?
An interview is a required component of the admissions process for the Doctor of Pharmacy
program at PCOM Georgia. Interviews begin in mid September and continue until the
class has been selected. Interviews will be conducted both on-campus and virtually
for the PharmD program.
Due to COVID-19, we will conduct both virtual and on-campus interviews.
If you are selected for an interview, we will send you an email with the date of your
interview. PCOM School of Pharmacy will conduct computer-based virtual interviews.
Applicants will receive an email from PharmDinterview@pcom.edu. Please add this address to your directory so it will not be captured in any computer
filters. We will use the email address provided on your PharmCAS application. Please
check your account on a regular basis. It is your responsibility to notify us, in
writing, if your email address changes.
As an international applicant, do I need to take the Test of English as a Foreign
Language (TOEFL) exam?
Please review the information for international applicants to the PharmD program on our frequently asked