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Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

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The 2019-20 application cycle is now open. Follow the steps below to apply. Please note that we do not require the PCAT or a supplemental application. If Gatton is your #1 school, contact us at  or 423-439-6338 for more information about the perks of being an Early Decision applicant. You’ll receive an admissions decision by mid October, earn a $2,000 renewable scholarship (up to $8,000 total), and secure a $200 class deposit waiver! 



Apply using PharmCASComplete and submit the online PharmCAS Application. 


Watch for an email from us. After you've submitted your PharmCAS Application, an email from  will let you know the status of your file. If you save us in your email contacts, our emails should avoid your spam or junk folder. 


Monitor your PharmCAS Application to ensure that your references have submitted their letters to PharmCAS.


How long does it take for my file to be reviewed and a decision to be made?

You will receive an email when we receive your verified application from PharmCAS, and we’ll let you know if we still need one or more letters of reference. The Admissions Committee reviews applications on a rolling basis and extends invitations to interview throughout the admissions cycle. Typically, you can expect to receive a decision within one to two weeks after we receive your application.

Admissions Deadlines

Early Decision Applicants
Regular Applicants
Receipt by PharmCAS of application, fee, and all transcripts
Sept. 3, 2019
March 2, 2020

Deadline for all other materials

(i.e., letters of reference, and if applicable, foreign transcript evaluation report and documentation of English language proficiency)

Sept. 18, 2019
March 18, 2020
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