How to Apply
Two applications must be submitted in order to apply to Touro College of Pharmacy. The first application is through Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS). This application for admission must be submitted through PharmCAS, the college does not accept direct applications. The PharmCAS site contains information necessary to make application and details the admission requirements described below. Along with the PharmCAS applications, applicants are required to submit a supplemental application, no invitation needed. Applications will be given the same weight, whether submitted on the first or last day of the open application period.
Primary (PharmCAS) Application
Applicants to the College of Pharmacy must submit a primary application through PharmCAS. Once we have received your verified application, you will receive a confirmation email. The deadline to submit a PharmCAS application is March 3, 2014 (However, in order to meet the April 1st mailed deadline you MUST e-submit your application several weeks prior….see application timeline).
Your complete application should include
- A completed application
- Three completed recommendation forms
- Official or evaluated transcript(s) from each college or university attended
- TOEFL as needed
- A personal statement
- PCAT scores
In addition to a PharmCAS application, Touro College of Pharmacy also requires you to submit a Supplemental Application, no invitation needed. In order to be considered for admission you MUST submit both applications.
Supplemental applications should be filled out and mailed along with a $60.00 (non-refundable fee) personal check, cashiers check or money order made payable to Touro College to:
Touro College of Pharmacy
Office of Admissions, Suite 511
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd
New York, NY 10027
The Supplemental Application, along with the non-refundable $60 application fee, must be received (not postmarked) by close of business on March 2, 2015.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation are required; one must be from a healthcare professional. Your designated references must complete the PharmCAS Reference Request Form. All letters and forms must be sent directly to PharmCAS, The College of Pharmacy will not accept any documents that have not been submitted to PharmCAS. Letters from family members will not be accepted.
Applicants must request all transcripts and foreign credentials evaluations (if completed courses outside of the U.S.) to be sent directly to PharmCAS immediately after submission of PharmCAS application. Do not send transcript to the College of Pharmacy unless requested to do so.
Advanced Placement (AP) credits are accepted ONLY if the credits appear on the undergraduate transcript and specify course and credit (e.g. General Biology- 4 credits).