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Pharmacy (PharmD) 
Program Description

The College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona currently admits classes of 100 student pharmacists each fall semester. Students are eligible to apply if they meet all admission requirements. Admitted students pursue a four-year doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree. The course of study is also called the pharmacy professional program.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

College of Pharmacy -

The College of Pharmacy was the first health science college at the University of Arizona, and now has more than 65 years of history. Today the college is one of the premier pharmacy schools in the nation.  The college is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and offers a professional program, the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree which prepares pharmacists, and master's of science and PhD programs in the pharmaceutical sciences and in pharmacology and toxicology.

College of Pharmacy  
Campuses where offered
Main Campus - Tucson Phoenix Campus  
Admissions Contact
Barbara M Collins
Graduate Program Coordinator
Barbara M Collins
Director of Graduate Studies
Theodore G Tong
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Elise Bowler
Tuition and Fees
Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. 
Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

Complete the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) no later than October of application year
Have 4-6 months of work or volunteer experience in a pharmacy setting. (At least 50 hours.)

Standardized Tests

Required test(s):
Complete the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) no later than October of application year

Financial Aid

The College of Pharmacy administers a variety of scholarships available to students in the PharmD program. Typically, a majority of our students recieve scholarships in some form.

The most complete and timely information about the cost of enrolling in the doctor of pharmacy program is available from the Bursar's Office of the University of Arizona.

Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: December 1

International Applicants:

  • Fall: December 1
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

Minumum credits: 142
Core coursework:
Minimun GPA in core courses: 2.0

Minimum GPA to graduate:  2.5


Minor Requirements


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Last revised 01 Sep 2017