Pharmaceutical Sciences

**There are two application paths available for certain doctoral programs. Depending on your objectives, you may apply directly to the Pharmaceutical Sciences program or you may apply via the Biological and Biomedical Sciences application umbrella. Please visit program websites to determine the best fit for your objectives.

Programs Degrees Major Codes Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PHD PHRS Fall* November 28, 2023
Master’s MS PHRS Fall* June 11, 2024
Master’s – Online MS PHRS Fall* June 11, 2024
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 12, 2023 (Recommended)
Assistant Director of Recruitment & Admissions
General Inquiries
Address UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Office of Student Affairs
CB# 7566, 109H Beard Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7566
Website MS:
Phone 919-962-0097
Test Requirements
GRE not required
Letters of Recommendation 3
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

Applicants must indicate only one choice on their application for their Division of interest or specialization. Only the first choice of Division (i.e. area of interest or specialization) will be considered on their application. Applicants should also describe this choice in their Statement of Purpose.

  • Statement of Purpose (maximum 2 pages) describing your interest in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Curriculum Vitae

*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the Program are other admission terms considered.