Primary Application Process

The College of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Institute of Public Health has a rich history of producing high-caliber graduates capable of providing exceptional pharmaceutical care. Our unique program focuses on academic excellence, research superiority, and community service which allows us to prepare students for leading roles in the practice of pharmacy, research, and public health.  If you believe that our Doctor of Pharmacy Program is the right fit for you, we invite you to consider the next steps of the admissions process.

The Office of Admissions processes applications on a rolling basis; therefore, it is in the best interest of the applicant to apply early. Listed below are the steps necessary to complete the primary application process:

  1. Applicants must submit a PharmCAS application electronically, an interactive Web-based application that can be accessed through
    • The deadline for submitting a PharmCAS application for regular admission is May 1
    • The PharmCAS application process takes four to six weeks
  2. Applicants should submit the following materials to PharmCAS:
    • Official transcripts from all college and universities attended (this must be submitted directly to PharmCAS by the college or university)
    • 3 Letters of reference – a pharmacist, professional, and person familiar with your potential for study in a pharmacy professional program

International Coursework

  1. Coursework taken at international institutions must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization, such as one of the services listed below.

World Education Services
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, New York 10274-5087
(212) 966-6311

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 514070
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203-3470
(414) 289-3400

2. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have this coursework evaluated. An official course-by-course evaluation with a cumulative grade point average must be sent directly from the evaluation service to FAMU’s Enrollment Processing Services.
All admissions materials and foreign evaluations must be mailed to

Florida A&M University
Enrollment Management
444 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

ACPE Accreditation Standards