Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Doctor of Pharmacy Admission Requirements

Apply by March 1 for Fall Admission (Only)

The Doctor of Pharmacy is a professional degree that requires prerequisites earned at an accredited college or university to be completed before enrolling in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum at Temple University School of Pharmacy (TUSP).

If you are a Temple University student enrolled in the College of Science and Technology (CST), you can also review the requirements for enrolling in the B.A. + Pharm.D. Dual-Professional Program through both CST and TUSP.

In addition to completing the necessary prerequisites, students applying to the Pharm.D. program:

  • Should have a recommended overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Complete and submit an online application through the PharmCAS centralized application service by March 1; PharmCAS will ask for biographical data, academic history, official transcripts, work experience, extracurricular activities, PCAT scores, personal statement, two letters of reference, etc.
  • Complete and submit a supplemental application for the Pharm.D. program, with a non-refundable fee of $50.00 by the postmark deadline of March1
  • Should be available to travel to TUSP to attend an in-person interview if contacted
  • Must submit an evaluation of foreign transcripts if you have foreign credentials (see International Admission Requirements)

Pharm.D. Application Deadline

All materials are due by the postmark deadline of March 1. For more details, visit PharmCAS.

Before applying, make sure you read the Pharm.D. Technical Standards and Educational Competencies.

Learn More About the Pharm.D.

Pharm.D. Courses and Curriculum

International Admission Requirements



Prospective students can direct questions and application materials to:

Temple University School of Pharmacy
Office of Professional Admissions, Suite 141
3307 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Joan Hankins, Assistant Director of Admissions

June Fitchett, Secretary of Admissions