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How to Apply

  • Early Decision

    The UMES School of Pharmacy participates in the Early Decision process through PharmCAS.  The application deadline for early decision is September 6, 2019. PharmCAS must receive all transcripts by this deadline.  Applications will automatically be changed to regular decision if application fees and/or transcripts are received by PharmCAS after this deadline.   

    The eligibility requirements for early decision are similar to the requirements for the regular admissions process.  Please visit the following page for general information about the early decision process: Click Here  


    Initial Application Procedure

    The School of Pharmacy at UMES requires the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS), a centralized online application service utilized by the majority of pharmacy schools nationwide.  PharmCAS Application ( includes: a personal statement (which outlines a student’s interest in pharmacy), 3 Letters of recommendation, and official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges or universities previously attended. Applicants may have their PCAT scores submitted directly to PharmCAS (PCAT Code 0104) or to UMES (PCAT Code 0100). Please contact Pearson at 1-800-622-3231 or visit for a PCAT application and additional PCAT information.  The application deadline is June 1, 2020.

    Additional Required Application Materials

     The supplemental application includes demographic information, the Maryland Residency form, and a biographical sketch (a one page summary of who you are, what matters most to you, and how you would add value to the School of Pharmacy at UMES).  You will also need to pay a $40.00 supplemental fee by credit card or check. The application can be found here: 2019-2020 supplemental application