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Before Beginning: Prerequisite Courses and Transcript Evaluations
In order to be eligible for admission to the Pharm.D. program, applicants must complete all prerequisite courses. Upon request, the College of Pharmacy will evaluate the transcripts of prospective students to determine which Pharm.D. prerequisites they have completed. If you would like your transcripts evaluated, please email unofficial copies to firstname.lastname@example.org. To expedite your evaluation, please also attach this worksheet (form-fillable Word document) with your own assessment of how your courses meet our prerequisites. Transcript evaluations are only available prior to submission of the application to PharmCAS. Please do not request a transcript evaluation if you have received our supplemental application. Fill out the supplemental application to the best of your ability. The chair of the Admissions Committee will be in touch with any concerns related to prerequisite completion once you submit the supplemental application.
The application for Fall 2020 will open on July 18, 2019! To apply please visit PharmCAS.
Oregon State is participating in Early Decision this year! The Early Decision deadline is September 3, 2019.
Oregon State’s PharmCAS application deadline is June 1, 2020.
We have rolling admission and will begin making offers of admission in late November. It is recommended that candidates who do not apply by September 3, apply by November 1 for maximum consideration.
Candidates should compare programs and make a considered decision about where to go to pharmacy school. We believe that Oregon State compares favorably with any other program.
Here is a summary of our deadlines:
Step 1: PharmCAS Application
Apply through the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS). PharmCAS applications will for fall 2020 will be available on the PharmCAS website in mid-July. Oregon State's PharmCAS application deadline is June 1. Oregon State recommends that applicants submit their PharmCAS application by our priority consideration deadline of November 1. The priority consideration deadline is non-binding. For more details see the Frequently Asked Questions page.
All applicants must answer OSU's supplemental questions on PharmCAS. Applications will not be considered until the PharmCAS application has been verified and the OSU supplemental questions have been answered.
Admitted students start the Pharm.D. program in the fall. Students are not admitted for winter, spring, or summer terms.
All persons accepted to the professional program must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening prior to matriculation. These typically occur over the summer. We do not participate in the PharmCAS background check or drug screening program.
Notice of Availability:
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Oregon State University publishes Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports for each of the four Oregon State campuses: Corvallis, Cascades, HMSC, and OSU at EOU. These reports include current security policies plus crime and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. Contact information for various campus and community resources related to crime prevention and survivor assistance is in the body and appendix of the reports.
Paper copies for the Corvallis campus are available at 200 Cascade Hall, 601 SW 17th St., Corvallis, OR. If you prefer, you may request a copy by emailing HR.Compliance@oregonstate.edu. This report is available without charge.