PharmD acceptance: what to know

After Interview Day, the Admission Committee will meet, review each applicant’s file, and come to an admission decision. All interviewed applicants will be mailed an admission decision within two to three weeks after their interview.

Admission Packet

Your admission packet will contain information about:
  • How to reserve a spot in the program
  • Unfulfilled pre-pharmacy course requirements, which must be completed before the first day of class
  • When to send official transcripts to CUWSOP
  • Details on how to complete a criminal background check and the Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check
  • Requirements for immunizations, health records, and student health insurance
  • Details on orientation, tuition and financial aid, and housing
  • Documentation on the Technical Standards that all pharmacy students must meet

Securing Your Seat

Applicants who are accepted are not required to submit a seat deposit but will have two weeks (14 days) to submit their matriculation paperwork in order to secure their spot for the fall. Course registration opens in early May. Students must submit a $500 deposit by May 1 in order to register for classes. The $500 deposit will be applied to tuition and fees upon matriculation. The following payment options are available*:

  • Option 1 – Submit matriculation paperwork within two weeks of acceptance to hold seat, followed by $500 by May 1 in order to register
  • Option 2 – Submit matriculation paperwork and $250 within two weeks of acceptance to hold seat, followed by $250 by May 1 in order to register
  • Option 3 – Submit matriculation paperwork and $500 within two weeks of acceptance to hold seat and register in early May
    *Students will make selection on their matriculation paperwork.
    Early Decision candidates are exempt from paying the $500 deposit and will be able to register in early May.

We recognize that choosing the right pharmacy school is a big decision. We’re here to help! Please contact us if you have any questions about the program or the admission process.