Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Admission Deadlines

Doctor of Pharmacy

Early Decision

Deadline:  September 6, 2016
Please review additional information at here.

PharmCAS Application

Deadline: March 1, 2017


Tips for Applicants

This page is designed for students who have an interest in attending Jefferson College of Pharmacy to pursue their doctor of pharmacy degree. 

Desired Criteria

  • GPA: cumulative and science GPA greater than or equal to a 3.0 is desired
  • PCAT: composite scores in the 70th percentile or higher are desired; test must be taken within 2 years of application
  • Communication: the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

Application Tips

  • Admissions offers are made on a rolling basis so early submission is an advantage
  • Extracurricular activities are taken into consideration – be complete when filling in this section of the application
  • For fall and spring semesters in which you took fewer than 12 semester credit hours, be sure to include any work history during this time period

JCP Admission Process

  • Review begins once application is complete. A completed application includes: PharmCAS application, verified transcripts, PCAT score, 2 letters of recommendation
  • Invitations for interview will be emailed within 1 week of review
  • Interviews are held on campus, typically occur on Saturday, and are around 4 hours in length
  • Admissions decisions will be emailed shortly after the admissions process is complete