Admissions Requirements

How to Apply

To apply to the Doctor of Pharmacy Program, submit the application through PharmCAS along with the $60 online application fee.

Supporting Materials

Through PharmCAS, you will submit most of your standard application information and materials. You will need easy access to 

  • academic course history.
  • biographical data.
  • extracurricular acitivities.
  • transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended. Official transcripts should be unopened, bear the school’s seal and be sent directly to PharmCAS.
  • personal statement about your interest in the program and career aspirations.
  • Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) scores. Include your PCAT CID on the application and request your official scores to be sent to PharmCAS code 104.
  • two letters of refence from one pre-health advisor and one other faculty advisor or professor. They should be sent directly from the referrer to PharmCAS.
  • work experience.

Supplemental Application

You will need to electronically submit the School of Pharmacy's supplemental application. In order to gain access to the online application, you must first acquire a PharmCas number.  An additional non-refundable $50.00 supplemental application fee is required. 

International Applicants

Temple University is proud of its diverse student population, with thousands of students hailing from more than 100 different nations. Temple provides various internal and external resources to support international students and applicants.

Before applying to your program at the School of Pharmacy, learn more about international admission requirements.

Interview

An in-person interview with the faculty admissions committee may be required after your application is complete. Accepted applicants to the PhamD program are usually notified around four weeks after their interviews.

Acceptance

After being notified of acceptance into the PharmD Program, the School of Pharmacy  requests that accepted students make their decisions and send confirmations of matriculation, along with the required, non-refundable $1000 deposit that will later be applied to tuition, within 14 days of acceptance.

New Student Orientation begins every year in mid-August, with classes commencing in late August or early September.

Learn more about applying to PharmD.

Questions

Prospective students can direct questions, supplemental applications and other supporting material to

Temple University School of Pharmacy
Office of Professional Admissions, Suite 141
3307 North Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Joan Hankins, director of admissions, is the faculty program coordinator for PharmD admissions.  
Email: joan.hankins@temple.edu
Phone: 215-707-4900