Prospective Students

Important Notice! Manchester is an Early Decision program through PharmCAS this year – click here for more details.

Manchester's Fort Wayne Campus is located in the highly visible and rapidly growing health care corridor near Interstate 69 and Dupont Road in Fort Wayne, IN. The program consists of 3 years of didactic education within the Pharm.D. program and 1 year of clinical rotations call Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) totaling four years of professional coursework. Two years of undergraduate prerequisites are required beforehand.

Admissions Process
The Manchester University Pharmacy Program has a rolling admissions process. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to submit applications annual admission cycle is as follows:

  • June - PharmCAS Application becomes available
  • Fall to Spring – Interview days scheduled
  • March 3 - Application deadline
  • May – Final Admissions decisions
  • Late July/early August – Orientation and classes begin

To learn more about the admissions process including our minimum requirements and application information, please visit our Admissions page.

Manchester University Students and the Admission Process
Students who complete the pre-pharmacy program at Manchester with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 will be guaranteed an interview for the Doctor of Pharmacy program. Students with strong records who meet the minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA requirements of 2.5 will still be considered for admission; however, these students are not guaranteed an interview. Manchester pre-pharmacy students will benefit from opportunities to interact with COP faculty and staff both in North Manchester and Fort Wayne.

International Students and the Admissions Process
Only international students completing the Manchester University pre-pharmacy program and meeting the minimum admission criteria will be considered for admission into the Manchester University Pharmacy Program. Non-U.S. coursework is not accepted to fulfill prerequisite coursework requirements. However, though international coursework doesn’t meet the prerequisite requirements, all transcripts (including international) must still be submitted to PharmCAS. For information regarding Manchester University International Student admissions, please visit:

Non-Discrimination in the Admission Process

The Manchester University Pharmacy Program is committed to non-discrimination in the admissions process.The University does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, ancestry, race, color, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, religion, disability, physical characteristics, or veteran status in admissions including its admission decisions and scholarships or loan awards.

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