The LIU College of Pharmacy offers various pathways that prospective students can take for admission to the Pharm.D. program. LIU accepts approximately 250 new freshmen applicants to the pre-professional phase and 200 applicants to the professional phase of the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program. Applications are accepted on a rolling (continuous) basis.
LIU Pharmacy offers a 2-year pre-professional phase, followed by a 4-year professional phase leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree and eligibility for licensure within the profession.
Students may enter the pre-professional phase through two pathways based on the strength of the applicant’s application:
Early assurance admission – guaranteed admission into the first professional year (P3) provided all progression requirements are met.
Regular pre-professional phase admission –- offers no guarantee of admission to the professional phase (P-3). Applicants must apply for admission into the professional phase through PharmCAS.
External students may transfer into the pre-professional phase under the general pre-pharmacy admission route of entry if seats are available, or apply directly to the professional phase of the Pharm.D. program (must apply for admission into P3 through PharmCAS).
Students who are interested in the pre-professional phase should submit their applications through the Admission Office.Students who are interested in the first professional year of the Doctor of Pharmacy program (P3) should submit their applications through PharmCAS.