Admissions Deadlines

For entry in summer 2022

Wed Jul 14, 2021

Mon Nov 1, 2021

  • The filing period closes.
  • Submit your PharmCAS Application by 11:59 PM Pacific time on this date.
  • Submit your UCSF Application Processing Fee by 11:59 PM Pacific time on this date.
  • All transcripts must be received by PharmCAS and UCSF by this date. See Checklist: Transcripts for details.

Dec 2021 to Jan 2022

  • Interview invitations are emailed.
  • Academic Update Window opens: Applicants with changes to their course schedules must enter them in PharmCAS. Fall 2021 grades should also be entered. As soon as fall grades are posted, send your transcripts to PharmCAS. See PharmCAS: Transcripts. See Checklist: Transcripts for more details.

Jan 2022

Interviews held at UCSF School of Pharmacy.

February to March 2022

Admissions decisions are finalized and emailed by March 1.

April 2022

If admitted, expect to receive a variety of mailings and forms which you must complete and return to maintain your admission status.

May to July 2022

  • Admitted and alternate students must submit official transcripts to UCSF. PharmCAS does not forward transcripts. More info and specific deadlines will be provided to admitted and alternate students.
  • Alternates on the waiting list are sent regular updates on their statuses.

Wed Jul 1, 2022

All prerequisite requirements must be completed.

Tue Jul 19, 2022
Wed Jul 20, 2022
Thu Jul 21, 2022
Fri Jul 22, 2022

Orientation activities. (Tentative dates. Exact dates will be provided to admitted students.)

Mon Jul 25, 2022

Instruction begins.

Frequently asked questions about the calendar

  1. Are you on a quarter system or a semester system?
    Quarter system.
  2. Can I enter at winter or spring quarter?
    No, we admit one class per year.
  3. When is the application deadline?
    November 1, 2021.

See all frequently asked questions about PharmD admissions

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