PharmD Application Process and Timelines

Applicants must ensure that they complete and submit the online PharmD application by 11:59 p.m. (EST) January 6, 2023 for admission in September 2023. 

Supporting documents (e.g. official transcripts, proof of English proficiency, CASPer  Test score) may be submitted after this date.

Please note that the online PharmD application and the registration procedure for the CASPer Test are separate processes, with different deadlines and fees that must be completed independently of one another.  Note that the last valid CASPer Test date is January 10, 2023.


Application Timelines

The following table outlines the application process for admission into the PharmD program at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy for September 2023:

End of September 2022 Online application opens
December 1, 2022 'Early Bird' application deadline
($50 discount on application fee)
January 6, 2023 Final application deadline
January 10, 2023 Final CASPer test date
January 31, 2023 Preliminary post-secondary transcripts due
March 3, 2023 Notifications of eligibility released for online Individual Assessment (formerly  referred to as ‘Admissions Interview’)
March 24, 2023 Online Individual Assessment (formerly referred to as ‘Admissions Interview’) for selected applicants
May 26, 2023 Final transcript and document deadline
June 9, 2023 Tentative release date of admission decisions for September 2023 start date

Online Application 

Applications become available by end of September of each year.  You must complete and submit the online application by Friday, January 6, 2023 (at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time) to be considered for admission for September 2023.  Supporting documents (e.g. transcripts) may be submitted after the application deadline by the relevant deadlines listed above.

Applications submitted will be subject to a $250.00 application fee, if submitted by the ‘early bird’ deadline of December 1, 2022.  After December 1, 2022 and up to the final deadline of January 6 2023, the application fee is $300.  Application fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. 


Supporting Documents

After completing the online application, the following information must be submitted by the relevant deadlines:

Applicants may be asked to submit other documentation including course outlines on a case-by-case basis as applications are reviewed.  Items such as reference letters, personal profiles, etc. are not required and should not be submitted.

Applicants must also acknowledge they have read the Essential Skills and Abilities Required for the Study of Pharmacy document.

PharmD Application Handbook

Download the PharmD Application Handbook to help you organize your application information.

Download Handbook