The University of Connecticut campus in Storrs, CT.
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Contact Information

The University of Connecticut campus in Storrs, CT.
69 North Eagleville Road
Unit 3092
United States

Program Application Deadline

March 1, 2022

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Early assurance

Last Entering Class


Dual and Concurrent Degrees

PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), PharmD/MS (Master of Science), PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
We also offer a Pharm.D./Ph.D. joint degree. Please find more information on our dual and joint degrees here:

Program Description

Exceptional faculty, engaging academic exploration, groundbreaking research, and impactful community involvement are hallmarks of a pharmacy education at UConn. Our professional program, accredited by ACPE, leads to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The opportunity to specialize, pursue dual degrees, and select from a wide range of experiential opportunities are some of the reasons why pharmacy students choose UConn.

We are located on UConn's main campus in Storrs, Connecticut, within easy reach of New York City, Boston, Hartford, and Providence. The pharmacy school is a top-ranked program in New England with a tradition of success in school and after graduation. Our population is diverse and comes from across the U.S. and globe. 94% of our students graduate on time, and 95% pass the NAPLEX licensing test on their first attempt.

UConn Health, the University's world class medical center, is located in Farmington, CT. Learn more at

UConn is a designated Research 1 university and as such offers tremendous opportunity for those interested in a wide variety of research pertaining to pharmaceutics, toxicology, pharmacy practice, and more.

Learn more at:

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria


Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science Biology with lab 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry I with lab 4
Social/Behavioral Science Sociology, Psychology, or Anthropology 3
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy & Physiology 2 with lab 4
Humanities Arts & Humanities 6 8
Humanities Diversity & Multiculturalism 3 4
Other International 3 4
Foreign Language Second Language Competency (Either 3 years high school or 2 college semesters in a single foreign language is required)
English Composition / Writing Writing Competency (1 non-pharmacy writing intensive course; not Academic Writing) 3 4
Math Calculus I 4 6
Physics Physics with lab 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I 3
Anatomy & Physiology Human Physiology and Anatomy 1 4
Microbiology Microbiology with lab 4 6
Biochemistry Biochemistry with lab 4 6
English Composition / Writing Academic Writing 4 6
Economics Microeconomics 3 4
Chemistry Chemistry 2 with lab 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 2 3
Please contact if this question pertains to you.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : No
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: No
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : No
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: No
Biology, chemistry, and physics courses must be foundational science courses for majors and include a laboratory component. Anatomy, Physiology, Organic Chemistry, and Microbiology are all upper-level and must have biology and chemistry prerequisites. Biochemistry must have organic chemistry prerequisites. All science courses except organic chemistry require a lab. *See UConn's Undergraduate Catalog for more details:
It is recommended that all prerequisite courses be completed by the end of the spring 2021 semester. It is recommended that the University General Education Requirements be completed prior to enrollment.

Supplemental Materials

Transfer students are required to complete the supplemental transfer application for the University of Connecticut's Office of Transfer Admissions. Supporting documents are required with the transfer application to UConn by the April 1, 2022 deadline. Please refer to the University Admissions website at: for general information on the transfer admission process and for the transfer application to UConn. The transfer application and all supporting documentation must be submitted to the Office of Transfer Admission by 4/1/2022. EARLIER APPLICATIONS SUPPORT EARLIER INTERVIEWS AND CONSIDERATION FOR ADMISSION. We offer rolling admissions. Late transfer applications are ineligible for consideration by the School of Pharmacy Professional Program.

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
The PCAT is not required for fall 2022 entry to the professional program.

Observation Hours


Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Two (2)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: REQUIRED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: REQUIRED
  • Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
Two letters of recommendation are required, one must be from an academic. It is recommended that the other be from a professional.



International Applicants

US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
For transfer applicants with international coursework, please be advised that only U.S. regionally accredited credentials are considered. Furthermore, your undergraduate international coursework must first be evaluated by the University of Connecticut's Office of Transfer Admissions before any agreements for substitutions can be made by the School of Pharmacy.
All applicants whose native language is not English, or whose primary language of instruction while in high school was not English, must submit official scores from either the academic version of the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or the TOEFL. A minimum score of 7.5 is required on the IELTS. The minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL (internet-based) is within the range of 102-109, with a minimum speaking sub-score of 25.


Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
All applicants will be considered for an interview on a competitive basis. Interviews are prioritized on the timeliness of application receipt, completion, and holistically competitive nature. If invited to interview, the applicants personal characteristics such as professional and social awareness, communication skills, self-knowledge and maturity, ethics/integrity and problem-solving ability are assessed. Interviews will begin in November 2021 and will roll out until the class is filled.

Accepted Applicants

  • Aug 29, 2022

Background Checks and Drug Screenings