Touro College of Pharmacy-NY is excited to offer a Priority Deadline of November 1st!
We will offer an expedited review, interview day priority, quick admissions decision turnaround and additional perks if admitted:
•Transportation allocation of $1,000 for the 2021-2022 academic year in the form of tuition remission
•Priority deadline tuition discount of $3,000 for the 2021-2022 academic year in the form of tuition remission
•Eligibility for other scholarships
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Touro College of Pharmacy-NY is excited to offer a Priority Deadline of November 1st!
We will offer an expedited review, interview day priority, quick admissions decision turnaround and additional perks if admitted:
•Transportation allocation of $1,000 for the 2021-2022 academic year in the form of tuition remission
•Priority deadline tuition discount of $3,000 for the 2021-2022 academic year in the form of tuition remission
•Eligibility for other scholarships
230 West 125th Street
New York
New York
10027
United States
New York
Yes

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2022
November 1, 2021
Apply by November 1st and your application review will be expedited, you will be offered a priority interview date and a quick admissions decision turnaround.
Additional perks if admitted:
•Transportation allocation of $1,000 for the 2021-2022 academic year in the form of tuition remission
•Priority deadline tuition discount of $3,000 for the 2021-2022 academic year in the form of tuition remission
•Eligibility for other scholarships in the form of tuition remission
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
No
Private
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance
Yes

Last Entering Class

58
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No
Yes

Program Description

Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP), located in NYC, is a 4 year PharmD program in the Harlem community of Manhattan, home to a large number of health care facilities, community organizations & rich in cultural diversity, offering an abundance of opportunities for career development.

Our unique educational experience emphasizes hands-on learning, extensive practice experience & service to the community.

Our exceptional, 2.5+1.5 curriculum sets it apart, providing students 9 rotations, placing us amongst the few programs with the most experiential education. We are focused on cultural awareness & community outreach, offer small classes & many opportunities to work closely with skilled faculty & network with a variety of health care providers.

Our core values reflect a commitment to fostering access to underserved populations, communication, community engagement, population health & leadership skills so our graduates will be highly sought after by the employment community.

With an 8:1 student/faculty ratio, you are not a number at TCOP, you are a member of the 'pharmily'.

A bachelor’s degree is preferred. We require 67 credits of pre-pharmacy undergrad coursework. http://tcop.touro.edu/

Our students' success can be seen in our 99% employment rate and in our NAPLEX performance as the #1 school in NYC (and Bergen County, NJ) for colleges of pharmacy requiring pre-pharmacy credits.

We encourage you to attend one of our monthly Info Sessions or request a 1-1 session with us https://tcop.touro.edu/admissions--aid/contact/
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
While we do not have a minimum GPA, we prefer that candidates have a 2.75 GPA or higher. But to give you an idea of our applicants, the average cumulative GPA for the 2020 admissions cycle was 3.24, and the average science GPA for the 2020 admissions cycle was 3.0.
67
43
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science Biology with lab 8
Chemistry General Chemistry with lab 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry with lab 8
Anatomy Human Anatomy with lab OR Anatomy and Physiology 1 with lab 4
Physiology Physiology with lab OR Anatomy and Physiology II with lab 4
Microbiology Microbiology with lab 4
Physics Physics with lab 4
Biochemistry Biochemistry 3
Math Calculus 3
Economics Economics
(acceptable courses to fulfill this requirement include: Introduction to Economics, Micro or Macro economics, Principles of Business Management, Principles of Marketing, E-commerce, Principles of Finance,
Multinational Management,
Introduction to Marketing,
Entrepreneurship,
International Business,
Managerial Finance,
Operations Management,
Accounting
3
English Composition / Writing English Composition 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) English Oral Communication/Public Speaking/Speech 3
Humanities Humanities (English Literature/History, Philosophy, Ethics.) We require two 3 credit courses in this area. 6
Social/Behavioral Science Social/Behavioral Science (Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology.) We require two 3 credit courses in this area. 6
Coursework should be completed by the end of the spring semester prior to matriculation. Under special circumstances summer session I coursework can be approved.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Online coursework for sciences with and without labs must be approved by the office of admissions if not taken at your primary, fully accredited, undergraduate college or university.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Due to the pivot to remote learning during COVID-19, we will accept Pass/Fail grades for the spring and summer 2020 semesters.
Biology, Chemistry. Organic Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology and Physics must include a laboratory. Additionally, we require Biochemistry, Calculus, Economics (or approved substitutes), English Composition, Oral Communication, Humanities and Social/Behavioral Sciences coursework. While we do not require a bachelor's degree, it is preferred. We do require you to complete a minimum of 67 pre-pharmacy undergraduate credits and meet the pre-professional coursework. We suggest you have a minimum of 72 college credits in order to be eligible to apply for graduate level financial aid.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No
We have incorporated any supplemental questions into the PharmCAS application
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Recommended
Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) is strongly recommend If PCAT scores are submitted, please note the following: 1. Official scores must be sent directly to PharmCAS by Pearson. 2. PCAT scores are valid only if the test was taken within the last two years (e.g., for Fall 2022 not before July 2020).
N/A
No
Yes

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
We recommend you have volunteer or work hours in a pharmacy, public health, or health care setting before applying.
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: REQUIRED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Conditionally accepted
We accept a committee letter to fulfill two letters of recommendation or three if a healthcare provider letter is included.
Yes
Conditionally accepted
We accept a composite letter to fulfill two letters of recommendation or three if a healthcare provider letter is included.
Yes
Candidates are required to submit three letters of recommendation, including one from a healthcare professional and at least one from a science professor from whom you earned a grade. We do not accept letters from family members. Recommenders must complete and submit the PharmCAS Reference Request Form directly to PharmCAS.
Yes

Residency

No
No
Yes

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
FTER will be accepted from World Education Services (WES) only
Yes
Non-native English speakers must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT) with a minimum composite score of 80, and a minimum score of 20 in each section of the test (reading, listening, writing and speaking) is required. TOEFL is not required if the applicants earned their bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the United States. Submit results to PharmCAS, using code B854. To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the minimum scores. TOEFL scores must be no more than two years old.
No
Yes

Interviews

Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
Touro College of Pharmacy will notify candidates selected for an interview via e-mail. The interview day will include interviews with faculty, group and individual sessions, a meet and greet with current students and, when in-person, will include a campus tour, a light breakfast and full lunch. The interview day will last approximately five hours. Not all applicants will be selected for an interview.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Accepted candidates must submit a non-refundable deposit of $1,000 within ten (10) business days of the acceptance deadline to hold a place in class. Towards the end of the cycle this time-frame may be shortened. Deposits are credited toward tuition upon matriculation.
  • Aug 22, 2022
New Student Orientation is held the week preceding the start of classes and attendance is mandatory. Dates for orientation can be found on our academic calendar several months prior https://tcop.touro.edu/pharmd/academic-calendar/
No
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No
Yes