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Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in the Programs of Study offered at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. We have several majors and options to choose from. Take a moment to review the information contained below.


Application Deadlines

Students applying for admission need to keep in mind the following important Priority Deadlines.

A Priority Deadline is the date a completed application needs to be received by the Office of University Undergraduate Admissions for an admissions decision to be rendered. Applications received after these dates, while accepted, may not be reviewed or receive an admissions decision.

For the Fall 2015 semester, transfer application evaluations have been completed. Students seeking admission to the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy as transfer applicants will need to wait until the start of the admissions cycle for the Fall 2016 semester. 

Type of Admission

Priority Deadline               

Decision Date

For students applying from high school  -  First Year
Early Action Deadline (completed less than 12 credits)        

November 1, 2015

January 31, 2016

For students applying from high school -  First Year
Regular Action Deadline (Completed less than 12 credits)

December 1, 2015

February 28, 2016

For all transfers from other colleges*

February 1, 2016

June 30, 2016

For all school-to-school and re-enrollment applicants within Rutgers (currently enrolled students graduating in May should use the re-enrollment application)*

March 30, 2016

Second Week of June 2016

* Please note that effective with applications for the enrollment of Fall 2015 (applying during the 2014-2015 academic year) all transfer, school-to-school, and re-enrollment applicants must submit Pharmacy College Application Test (PCAT) scores. Click here for more infomration on the PCAT and test dates. Our PCAT score recipient code is 038. 


Applying from within the University


The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy hosts Information Sessions; check back here for summer and fall opportunities. Reservations are required and can be made online at:  After you complete the registration form, you will receive an automated confirmation, along with directions and parking information.


For students applying to the Doctor of Pharmacy Program, please visit:

Office of University Undergraduate Admissions

For students applying to the Master's and PhD Programs, please visit:

Office of Graduate Admissions

For additional information, see: UNIVERSITY CATALOGS