Pharmaceutical Sciences admissions.

Applications are due January 15th for fall admission. Late applications may be considered.

We are one of the top departments in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and biopharmaceutics in the world. Our department's long standing tradition of excellence in education and research continues to receive nationally and internationally acclaim and recognition.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • Completion of prerequisite courses:
    BIO 200 Evolutionary Biology
    BIO 201 Cell Biology
    CHE 101 General Chemistry
    CHE 102 General Chemistry
    CHE 201 Organic Chemistry
    CHE 202 Organic Chemistry
    MTH 121 Survey of Calculus and Its Applications I or MTH 141 College Calculus I
    MTH 122 Survey of Calculus and Its Applications II or MTH 142 College Calculus II
    PHY 101 College Physics I or PHY 107 General Physics I (no lab)
    PHY 102 College Physics II or PHY 108 General Physics II (no lab)

Applicants with three or more unfulfilled prerequisites will not be considered. Applicants must have Organic Chemistry I and II (with lab) as completed or in progress at the time of application. 

After their junior year, students may be considered for the BS/MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Contact Us

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University at Buffalo
270 Pharmacy Building
Buffalo NY 14214-8033
Phone: 716-645-2825

Application Steps

Step 1: Apply to UB

If you are not a UB student, you must first apply through Undergraduate Admissions or International Admissions.

Step 2: Submit Online Application

Admission is awarded on a competitive basis to qualified applicants. Fall admission only. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, which is judged from the college record and grade point average. UB does not have a policy that limits or favors current UB students, transfer or out-of-state applicants. All applicants are considered equally. UB SPPS is committed to a nondiscriminatory admission policy and philosophy. In accordance with federal and state laws, no person, in whatever relationship with the University at Buffalo, shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of age, religion or creed, color, disability, national origin, race, ethnicity, sex, marital or veteran status.