School of Pharmacy Admissions

Do you have what it takes to become an outstanding pharmacist?

The School of Pharmacy will consider for admission those applicants who display the academic and professional promise necessary to become outstanding members of the pharmacy profession. The admissions process is highly selective.

All applicants must complete a two-part application process:

Summary of Deadlines

  Early Decision Regular Decision
PharmCAS Application September 4, 2018* May 1, 2019
Supplemental Application October 1, 2018 June 1, 2019
Letters of Reference September 4, 2018 May 1, 2019
PCAT Exam Scores October 1, 2018 May 1, 2019

* PharmCAS must receive the application, fee and all transcripts by this deadline. PharmCAS will move applicants to the regular admission category if all materials and fees are not received by the deadline.

Early Decision

​Early decision is a binding option for applicants who have decided that Notre Dame of Maryland University is their first choice pharmacy school and will enroll in the program if accepted.

ThePharmCAS application, fees and all transcripts must be received by PharmCAS by the above deadline, and all supplemental applications must be received by the School of Pharmacy by the supplemental deadline listed above for early decision applicants to be considered. 

Visit PharmCAS for detailed information regarding the early decision process.

Regular Decision

For applicants seeking regular admission for Fall 2019, submit the PharmCAS application and Supplemental Application by the deadlines above. Selected applicants will be invited to attend an on-campus interview.

Application Reviews

Evaluation of completed applications (PharmCAS and Supplemental applications) will begin in September of 2018 and continue until all seats in the class are filled for regular admission. 

This initial evaluation will determine which applicants are eligible for an on-campus interview; a final evaluation will determine which applicants are eligible for acceptance.

Given the competitive admissions environment, multiple criteria are used to select the most qualified candidates. Grade point averages, PCAT scores, letters of reference, professional preparedness and motivation, personal qualities, communication skills, ability to be a team player and decision making will all be considered when reviewing an applicant’s file.

Acceptance Notification for Early Decision Applicants

Early decision applicants will be notified by October 23, 2018. Those who are not accepted will be automatically reconsidered for regular admission.

Tuition and Fees 2018–19

Tuition: $38,750
Consolidation Fee: $2,000
Total: $40,750

Contact Us

For more information, please contact our admissions team:

Larry Shattuck
Director of Admissions

Katelynn DeFiore
Admissions Recruiter