International Candidate Information
Applications are accepted from U.S. permanent residents and other foreign residents, including Canadian residents, who are considered international students and are subject to the policies and procedures described below. Candidates follow the same application procedure, and meet the same requirements, as U.S-trained applicants (see How to Apply).
Graduates of foreign pharmacy colleges/schools/faculties, no matter the degree received must complete the entire four-year program at the Touro college of Pharmacy in order to earn the doctor of pharmacy degree.
It is the responsibility of foreign-trained candidates to have their transcripts evaluated by one of the PharmCAS-accepted credential evaluation services listed below: This report should be submitted with the candidate’s other application documents to PharmCAS.
World Education Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 745 Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0745
Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
English Proficiency – Candidates whose native language is not English, or who attended an undergraduate program where English was not the language in which courses were taught, must submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet Based Test, TOEFL iBT (www.ets.org/toefl), paper-test is not accepted. TOEFL results should be sent to PharmCAS, using code 8246. TOEFL scores must be no more than two (2) years old. To be considered for admissions applicants must have the following minimum TOEFL iBT score:
- Reading: 21
- Listening: 18
- Speaking: 26
- Writing: 24
Candidates, who have an international pharmacy degree, may NOT waive any courses in the Touro College of Pharmacy curriculum. To receive the Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Touro College of Pharmacy, all students are required to complete the full four (4) year curriculum.
Candidates recommended for admission who have requested F1 or J1 visa status must be issued an I-20 form, which requires them to complete an affidavit of support, including a financial statement, showing evidence of adequate support to cover the costs of one full year of study at the Touro College of Pharmacy. For further information, please contact Touro’s Designated School Official (DSO), Mr. Edward Schabes, Registrar for Data Management, at 27-33 West 23rd Street, Room 204, New York, NY 10010, Tel. (212) 463-0400 ext. 5607, or e-mail email@example.com.