Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS)

Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS)

Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) is a service that permits you to utilize one primary application to apply to multiple PharmD degree programs, colleges and schools of pharmacy.

You must complete it online and present it electronically:
  1. December 15, 2011: The 2011 PharmCAS application opens for filing. You must go to the PharmCAS Web site to create an account and commence an application. This site gives complete instructions for completing the PharmCAS portion of our application process.
  2. You don't require completing the entire PharmCAS application in one session. Once you have created an account, you may return at your convenience any time through the February 15, 2012 time limit to work on your application.
  3. You are obliged to present letters of recommendation through PharmCAS. For details, visit the PharmCAS Web site. (Reapplicants: this is dissimilar than in previous years.)
  4. Carefully check the information offered on the PharmCAS School Page for UCSF. It is your task to follow all instructions and meet all time limits.
  5. Complete all parts of the PharmCAS application as instructed. Since you will be unable to correct your input after you electronically submit the application, we advise that you:
    • Wait to submit it until after you have also finished the UCSF Supplemental Application.
    • Verify both applications for accuracy.
    • Answer all inquiries to your satisfaction.

Benefits to the aspirants

  • Through a particular Web-based application, it offers an easy, efficient process to be appropriate to multiple colleges and schools of pharmacy.
  • The applications give a broader array of pharmacy institutions, increasing the probability to the qualified candidates to enroll in a pharmacy degree program.
  • Through a simple, standard format, it gives access to individual pharmacy school admission requirements.
  • The navigation will be easily through the application and admission process due to a complete online checklist and instructions.
  • Applying for more than one pharmacy institution, the applicants definitely will reduce the need for duplicate letters of reference, PCAT scores, application data and transcripts.
  • The real-time status tool offers to the aspirants check their PharmCAS application, transcripts, test scores and others at any occasion through any computer with access to Internet.

PHARMCAS institutions for 2011-2012 enrollment

There are more than 93 pharmacy degree institutions participating in the PharmCAS, but we listed the most representative:
  1. Albany College of Pharmacy
  2. Belmont University
  3. University at Buffalo
  4. Campbell University
  5. College of Notre Dame of MD
  6. University of Florida
  7. University of Kentucky
  8. Long Island University
  9. University of Maryland
  10. University of Michigan
  11. Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Pharmacy
  12. University of New England
  13. University of North Carolina
  14. Ohio State University
  15. Oregon State University
  16. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
  17. Virginia Commonwealth University
  18. University of Washington
  19. West Virginia University
  20. University of Wisconsin
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