Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

International Admissions

As per government regulations, a program must submit an application for approval to admit international students. Manchester University's Fort Wayne campus has received approval from the Department of Homeland Security to admit students from outside the U.S for the Doctor of Pharmacy Program. All international applicants must apply through PharmCAS. DO NOT send admissions related documents to Manchester University directly. Please read the requirements for international applicants:

To qualify for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy Program, applicants must satisfy the prerequisites for undergraduate coursework listed below. These required courses need not culminate in an undergraduate degree, however:

  • applicants must achieve at least a 2.5 GPA in both cumulative and prerequisite GPAs,
  • no grade below a “C” will count toward prerequisite coursework (NOTE: a C- does not meet this minimum requirement)
  • all prerequisite coursework must be completed by the spring prior to the fall you wish to enroll (by June 29, 2018 for the current admissions cycle)
  • all prerequisite coursework must be completed at an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution.
Additional Requirements
  1. Official TOEFL or IELTS scores
    International applicants must be able to read, speak, write and comprehend rapid idiomatic English.  We do not offer ESL instruction. Therefore, the TOEFL or IELTS exam is required of all students whose language of instruction is not English.  The following are minimum guidelines used to determine sufficient test scores for admission: 
    • TOEFL paper-based test=550
    • TOEFL iBT=79
    • IELTS=6.5

    Testing locations and dates for these exams may be found on their web sites: TOEFL http://www.ets.org/toefl; IELTS www.ielts.org. Test results must be entered into your PharmCAS application and sent to PharmCAS.

  2. Verified copies of all collegiate transcripts
    • Step 1: Enter all institutions attended, domestic and international, in PharmCAS application.
    • Step 2: For each international institution attended, you must order the WES evaluation of the transcript. Please follow the steps outlined within the PharmCAS application process to order this evaluation.  For more information, please visit the PharmCAS website: http://www.pharmcas.org/preparing-to-apply/what-youll-need-to-apply/transcripts/
  3. Letter(s) of Recommendation
    Three letters of recommendation collected through PharmCAS.  These must be in English.
  4. Deposit
    • Once offered admission, all pharmacy program international candidates will be required to make a $500 non-refundable deposit no later than 2 weeks after offer.  The deposit will be credited to the student’s account prior to the start of classes. 
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Contact us at:
Phone: 260-470-2700
Email: pharmacy@manchester.edu

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