Touro College of Pharmacy-NY is excited to participate in the Early Decision process with an application deadline of September 8, 2020.
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Touro College of Pharmacy-NY is excited to participate in the Early Decision process with an application deadline of September 8, 2020.
230 West 125th Street
New York
New York
United States
New York

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2021
Deadline for filing your entire PharmCAS application with transcript and at least one letter of recommendation to PharmCAS. In order to meet the verified application deadline, we recommend that you e-submit your application several weeks prior to June 1st.

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance

Last Entering Class


Upcoming Entering Class


Dual and Concurrent Degrees

PharmD/MPH (Public Health)
In conjunction with the New York Medical College, we offer the opportunity to complete your Masters of Public Health (M.P.H.) This joint effort provides students with greater knowledge and skills in designing educational programs and interventions, developing policies, administering services, conducting research, and regulating health systems. Students receiving the MPH degree will be well-positioned for broader career opportunities in the fields of pharmacy.

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. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. We require 67 credits of pre-pharmacy undergrad coursework.

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria


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 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.
Biology, Chemistry. Organic Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology and Physics must include a laboratory. Additionally, we require Biochemistry, Calculus, Economics, 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.

Supplemental Materials

We have incorporated any supplemental questions into the PharmCAS application

PCAT and Other Tests

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 Pearsons. 2. PCAT scores are valid only if the test was taken within the last two years (e.g., for Fall 2021 not before July 2019).

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Three (3)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: 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.
Conditionally accepted
We accept a composite letter to fulfill two letters of recommendation.
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.



International Applicants

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
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.


Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
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 when possible and a campus tour. The interview day will last approximately five hours and includes a light breakfast and full lunch. Not all applicants will be selected for an interview.

Accepted Applicants

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.
  • August 24, 2020
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

Background Checks and Drug Screenings