Doctor of Pharmacy

The Doctor of Pharmacy program at Texas Southern University is an innovative interprofessional program located in the heart of Houston, steps away from the Texas Medical Center.  The program includes simulations, hands-on laboratory experiences, and experiential learning opportunities that effectively prepare graduates for a career in pharmacy. The COPHS Office of Student Services team is here to support you! Below you will find information about our application process and our important deadline dates.  Please be aware that all application steps must be completed prior to the application deadline to be considered in a specific review cycle.  Each application that is incomplete at the review cycles deadline will be rolled over until the summer review.

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Fall 2023 Admissions Cycle Dates to Know


Priority Application Review Deadline

Winter Application

Review Deadline

Spring Application Review Deadline

Summer Application Review Deadline

Application Deadline

September 19, 2022

December 5, 2022

March 6, 2023

May 1, 2023

Admissions Committee Interview Offers begin

September 19, 2022


12-13, 2022


27-29, 2023


1-2, 2023

Multiple Mini Interviews begin

October 3-4, 2022

January 30-31, 2023

April 3-5, 2023

June 12-13, 2023

Admission Decisions made

October 17-18, 2022

February 6, 2023

April 18, 2023

June 22, 2023

Final PharmCAS and supplemental applications deadline date: June 1, 2023

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences requests the ApplyTexas application be submitted no later than July 1, 2023, if admission is offered to the Pharm.D. program.

Complete the Application for Admission online at

***When submitting the ApplyTexas Application, submit your application without paying the $42.00 application fee.

Application Process

  1. Complete the PharmCAS Application
    Our primary application portal is the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS).  Many Doctor of Pharmacy degree programs uses this system across the nation. 
    Please be aware that it takes PharmCAS 5 – 6 weeks to verify the transcripts and documents that you send to them. 
    The admissions team can not consider your application until all your documents have been verified by PharmCAS.

Required Documents

    1. Official Transcripts from all college-level institutions attended
    2. 3 Letters of Recommendation
    3. Personal Statement
    4. PharmCAS application fee
  1. Apply Texas Application
    Our supplementary application portal is ApplyTexas.  ApplyTexas is a statewide application portal for undergraduate and graduate students in Texas; please complete an undergraduate transfer ApplyTexas application as a Biomedical Sciences (BS) student.  When asked if you are applying for a professional program, select pharmacy.
  2. COPHS Supplemental Application Fee - A $100.00 COPHS application fee must be paid in addition to the PharmCAS application fee.  This fee is non-transferable and non-refundable due to additional internal application processing completed by the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  Once your application has been loaded into our system, you will have access to pay the supplemental application fee.

After you have completed the three-step application process, a member of our admissions team will contact you regarding your application status. For additional admissions criteria, visit the admissions criteria page. 
If you have questions or want us to review your current coursework, we want to hear from you. Contact us by e-mail at or give us a call at (713) 313-6700.