We have recently conducted a full review of our admissions process and significant changes have been made in the requirements for admission to the PharmD program for September 2021.

Applicants must ensure that they complete and submit the online PharmD application by 11:59 p.m. (EST) January 8, 2021 for September 2021 admission. 

Supporting documents (e.g. official transcripts, proof of English proficiency, CASPer 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.

Application Timelines

The following table outlines the application process for admission into the PharmD program at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy for September 2021:

September 18, 2020 Online application opens
December 1, 2020 'Early Bird' application deadline
($50 discount on application fee)
January 8, 2021 Final application deadline
January 26, 2021 Final CASPer test date
January 29, 2021 Preliminary post-secondary transcripts due
Mid February - March 2021 Online admissions interviews (for selected applicants)
May 28, 2021 Final transcript and document deadline
June 11, 2021 Tentative release date of admission decisions for September 2021 start date


Online Application 

Applications become available in mid-September of each year.  You must complete and submit the online application by Friday, January 8, 2021 to be considered for admission for September 2021.

Applications submitted will be subject to a $250.00 application fee, if submitted by the ‘early bird’ deadline of December 1, 2020.  After December 1, 2020 and up to the final deadline of January 8, 2021, the application fee is $300.  Application fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. 

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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.

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