PSCI Admissions Requirements

Additional Department Specific Requirements

In addition to the Graduate College minimum requirements, applicants to the Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSCI) program must meet the following program requirements:

  • Baccalaureate Field: Pharmacy, chemistry, biological sciences, or a related biomedical science area
  • Grade Point Average: At least 3.00/4.00 for the final 60 semester (90 quarter) hours of undergraduate study
  • Tests required: Starting in July 2020, the GRE general and subject exams are NOT required
  • Minimum English Competency Test Score:
    • TOEFL 80, with subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Speaking 20, and Writing 21 (iBT Internet-based); 60 with subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Writing 21 (New Paper-Based—after August 2018); 550 (Institutional Testing Paper-Based—prior to August 2018), OR
    • IELTS 6.5, with subscores of 6.0 for all four subscores, OR
    • PTE-Academic 54, with subscores of Reading 51, Listening 47, Speaking 53, and Writing 56
  • CV/Resume: Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Three required from individuals who are familiar with the applicant’s training ability, character, and potential for successful completion of the program.
  • Personal Statement: Applicants are encouraged to state their specific interest in the program.