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Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy does not require the PCAT or a supplemental application. 


Ready to apply?

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed; however, the application cycle reopens July 18. If you're thinking about applying for Fall 2020 or beyond and Gatton is your #1 school, contact us for more information about the perks of being an Early Decision applicant: You'll receive an admissions decision by mid October, be awarded a $2,000 one-time scholarship, and your $200 class deposit is waived! To learn more, reach out to our Admissions Office: or 423-439-6338.



Apply using PharmCASComplete and submit the online PharmCAS Application. (We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2019; however, the application cycle reopens in July every year.)


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.

Early Decision Applicants
Regular Applicants
Receipt by PharmCAS
of application, fee, and
all transcripts
Sept. 4, 2018
March 1, 2019

Deadline for all other materials

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

Sept. 19, 2018
March 19, 2019
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