Application Procedures

You may apply to the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program under either our Early Action or Regular Decision deadlines.  Review of applications are done on a "rolling" basis, meaning that they are reviewed and offers made (when appropriate) as the applications are received.  Students are strongly encouraged to apply by the Early Action deadline for preferred consideration.

Application Deadlines

Admit Term Application Opens Early Action Deadline International Applicant Deadline U.S. Applicant Deadline
Fall October 1 January 5 April 1 July 1

Please note: Under no circumstances will applications be accepted for any Program beyond these deadline dates.

Applications should be submitted to the UNMC Office of Academic Records, Graduate Studies Office using the online application system.

Entry Requirements:
In addition to the general requirements governing admission to the Graduate College that are detailed on the Graduate Studies website, the following requirements must also be satisfied:

Under special circumstances, students with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 will be considered for admission in the PSGP and admitted with PROVISIONAL status. The provisional status will be removed by maintaining a cumulative GPA of not less than 3.0 in the first two semesters.

A complete application must include the following:

All application materials (including transcripts, foreign evaluations, and letters of recommendation) must be received by the deadline in order to be considered a complete application.

Foreign Applicants must also provide:

Next Steps:
Once received, applications are evaluated by the PSGP committee. Evaluation of the applications will be based in part upon the prior academic performance, GRE score, letters of recommendation, prior research experience, if any, publications, if applicable, and English proficiency. Consideration will also be given to the applicant’s research interests, faculty member research focus and strategic goals of this program. Applicants may be further assessed by either an on-site visit or telephone interview. The PSGP Committee will then forward its recommendations to the UNMC Dean for Graduate Studies and Research for appropriate action.

For further information:

Read the Application Help Guide or email