Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Admission Requirements

Pharmacy Application Process

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PharmCAS application opens July 13, 2023

PharmCAS regular deadline: June 1, 2024

Minimum Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission applicants must:

  • achieve a preferred minimum 2.5 GPA in both cumulative and prerequisite GPAs; a minimum 2.25 science and math GPA is also preferred for consideration.
  • 2 letters of recommendation (through PharmCAS application)
  • successfully complete all prerequisite coursework (at least 60 credit hours) with a “C-” letter grade or better at an accredited institution; applicants who completed pre-pharmacy studies outside the U.S. will be required to submit a course-by-course foreign credit evaluation report from World Education Services (WES) for each international transcript directly to PharmCAS.
  • complete all prerequisite coursework by spring prior to fall admission, preferably by July 1.
  • Possess these essential functions

Prior to beginning the program students are required to complete the following items at an additional cost.

  • Required vaccines and immunizations
  • Background check and drug screen, which includes identity verification
  • Health insurance coverage
Students who meet these minimum requirements may apply and, among the pool of applicants, those who are most qualified are chosen to interview for acceptance into the program. Meeting all minimum admissions criteria doesn’t guarantee an interview and/or admission to the program.
For details regarding the international student admissions process, please click here.  

Note to Manchester students:
If you are an undergraduate student in Manchester University’s pre-pharmacy program, you may qualify for a guaranteed interview. THOSE STUDENTS IN THE EARLY ASSURANCE PROGRAM MAY QUALIFY FOR A RESERVED SEAT IN THE PHARMACY PROGRAM. 

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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.