Pharmacy Website

PharmD Applications and Deadlines

Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in the Programs of Study offered at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. This site is designed for prospective PharmD students. For information about master’s and PhD programs, click here.


Applicants, please visit:

Office of the University Undergraduate Admissions


Applying to our joint programs...

We offer joint BS/PharmD programs with the schools listed below.  Students spend three years in a science major for three years and then transfer to the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy for the four professional years of the curriculum. After completing appropriate credits in the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, these credits are transferred back to the undergraduate institution and students are awarded a B.S. degree from the other institution. After the completion of 7 years (3 at one of the institutions below and 4 at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy) students are award the Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Rutgers. Student apply to these program through the schools listed below and not through Rutgers. More information can be found via the links below:

Applying from within the University

For students applying to the Master's and PhD Programs, please visit:

Office of Graduate Admissions

Application Deadlines

Students applying for admission need to keep in mind the following important Priority Deadlines.

A Priority Deadline is the date a completed application needs to be received by the Office of University Undergraduate Admissions for an admissions decision to be rendered. Applications received after these dates, while accepted, may not be reviewed or receive an admissions decision.

For the Fall 2015 semester, transfer application evaluations have been completed. Students seeking admission to the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy as transfer applicants will need to wait until the start of the admissions cycle for the Fall 2016 semester.


Type of Admission

Priority Deadline               

Decision Date

For students applying from high school  -  First Year
Early Action Deadline (completed less than 12 credits)        

November 1, 2016

January 31, 2017

For students applying from high school -  First Year
Regular Action Deadline (Completed less than 12 credits)

December 1, 2016

February 28, 2017

For all transfers from other college*

February 1, 2017

April 15, 2017

For all school-to-school and re-enrollment applicants within Rutgers (currently enrolled students graduating in May should use the re-enrollment application)*

March 30, 2017

Second Week of June 2017

* Please note that applications for the enrollment of Fall 2017 all transfer, school-to-school, and re-enrollment applicants must submit Pharmacy College Application Test (PCAT) scores. Click here for more information on the PCAT and test dates. Our PCAT score recipient code is 038.