Admissions

The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy delivers a one-of-a-kind experience to aspiring leaders in pharmacy.

As Canada’s most trusted health professionals, pharmacists occupy a special place in the community and in the healthcare system. To be successful in this multifaceted role, individuals must be effective communicators, hardworking, empathetic and possess strong problem-solving skills.

We are the leading pharmacy educator and pharmaceutical sciences research centre in Canada, and our goal is to develop the healthcare leaders of tomorrow. Students in the PharmD program are driven to excel through a combination of coursework, laboratory instruction and hands-on learning and experiential rotations in community, hospital, and other healthcare settings.

The skills, knowledge, and experience acquired through this four year program prepares our graduates to become successful practitioners and leaders in healthcare.

Dean’s Admission Scholarships:

  • Introduced in 2019, the Dean’s Admission Scholarships are awarded to the top applicants based on the admission ranking.  The number of available scholarships (up to a maximum of 10) will be announced each year in June, at the time final admissions decisions are released.
  • The scholarships will provide selected students with $10,000 per academic year over the course of the four year program.
  • Students will be required to maintain high academic standing throughout their studies.
  • Additional awards and bursaries are available to enrolled students throughout the four year PharmD program

Deadlines: 

  • Final application deadline is January 10, 2020 ($300 application fee) for admission in September 2020.  Note: ‘Early Bird’ discounted application fee of $250 is valid until December 2, 2019.
  • December 18, 2019 – is the final registration date for January 2020 PCAT test dates which are the last valid for the 2020 admission cycle.  Note that February 2020 test scores are not valid for the 2020 admission cycle.

To learn more about applying to our PharmD program, please click on the links below:

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Selection Process

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