Q. Is the PCAT required for admission?
A. Yes, the PCAT (Pharmacy College Admissions Test) is required for admission into the PharmD Program. The MCAT, GRE, or any other admissions tests are not accepted.
Q. Is there a minimum PCAT requirement?
A. All applicants are encouraged to have a PCAT composite scores of 40% or greater when applying. Applicants must complete the PCAT by January prior to Fall matriculation.
Q. When should I take the PCAT?
A. The PCAT should be taken no later than the January examination dates prior to the year you are seeking admission. For example, if you are seeking admission for fall 2018, you must take the PCAT examination no later than the January 2018 test dates. Test taken later than January 2018 will not be considered for the 2018 application cycle.
Q. Will you review my application without my PCAT score?
A. No, only complete applications will be reviewed. Preliminary scores can be used if submitted within 24 hours of testing. Official scores must be submitted to PharmCAS.
Q. I took my PCAT several years ago, will you accept these scores?
A. We will not accept PCAT scores older than three (3) years.
Q. Where can I find more information about the PCAT?
A. You can find out more information about the PCAT at the following website: http://www.pcatweb.info/
Q. Can I submit my application before I take the PCAT?
A. Yes, however you application will be considered incomplete until your PCAT score is verified and posted by PharmCAS.
This page was last modified on July 20, 2017