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School of Pharmacy


Do you have what it takes to become an outstanding pharmacist?

Photograph of pharmacy studentsThe School will consider for admission those applicants who display the academic and professional promise necessary to become outstanding members of the pharmacy profession. The admissions process is highly selective. All applicants must submit an application both through the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) and via a School of Pharmacy Supplemental Application (see the Application Process section).



Summary of Deadlines


Early Decision

Regular Decision

PharmCAS Application

September 6, 2016 (PharmCAS must receive the application, fee and all transcripts by this deadline.  PharmCAS will move applicants to the regular admission category if all materials and fees are not received by the deadline.

March 1, 2017

Supplemental Application

October 1, 2016

April 1, 2017

Letters of Reference

September 6, 2016

March 1, 2017

PCAT Exam Scores

October 1, 2016

March 1, 2017

Early Decision Application PharmCAS application: September 6, 2016 and Supplemental Application: October 1, 2016. Early decision is a binding option for applicants who have decided that Notre Dame of Maryland University is their first choice pharmacy school and will enroll in the program if accepted.  ThePharmCAS application, fees and all transcripts must be received by PharmCAS by the above deadline, and all supplemental applications must be received by the School of Pharmacy by the supplemental deadline listed above for early decision applicants to be considered.  Visit the PharmCAS website (www.pharmcas.com) for detailed information regarding the early decision process.

Regular Decision Application - For applicants seeking regular admission for Fall 2017, the application deadlines for PharmCAS application: March 1, 2017 and Supplemental Application: April 1, 2017.  Selected applicants will be invited to attend an on-campus interview.

Application Reviews - Evaluation of completed applications (PharmCAS and Supplemental applications) will begin in August 2016 and continue until all seats in the class are filled for regular admission.  Early Decision Applicants will be notified by October 23, 2016.   Early decision applicants who are not accepted will be automatically reconsidered for regular admission.

This initial evaluation will determine which applicants are eligible for an on-campus interview; a final evaluation will determine which applicants are eligible for acceptance. Given the competitive admissions environment, multiple criteria are used to select the most qualified candidates. Grade point averages, PCAT scores, letters of reference, professional preparedness and motivation, personal qualities, communication skills, ability to be a team player and decision making will all be considered when reviewing an applicant’s file.

School of Pharmacy Tuition and Fees 2016–17

Tuition: $37,048
Consolidation Fee: $2,000
Total: $39,048

Want to learn more about the school and our admissions process?

For more information, contact Larry Shattuck, director of admissions for the School of Pharmacy, at 410-532-5551 or e-mail lshattuck@ndm.edu

Larry Shattuck
Director of Admissions
School of Pharmacy