Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

We welcome your application to join the PharmD Class of 2029! The 2025 PharmCAS cycle is open July 11 to June 2. Begin your journey to becoming a UB SPPS pharmacy leader now.  

UB Pharmacy students working in Model Pharmacy.

Our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) is a professional degree program that graduates pharmacists to be therapeutic drug experts and leaders as part of an integrated health care team practice.

Revised GPA Requirement: PharmD Early Assurance Program

Our PharmD Early Assurance Program required math and science prerequisite GPA is 3.0. 

Earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in all science and math prerequisites by the end of each of your undergraduate second, third and fourth semesters at UB (spring of first year, fall and spring of second year).

  • Apply via our Early Assurance Program
    Our Early Assurance Program offers high school students the heightened advantage of securing a seat in our four-year PharmD degree after completing two years of prescribed undergraduate course work at UB and an interview.
  • Apply via PharmCAS
    Current and former college students can apply via the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS).
  • Apply to our Dual and Collaborative degree programs
    We offer a variety of dual and collaborative degrees with other University at Buffalo schools and departments.

Learn more about our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Program

Join our world-renowned faculty and research programs by applying today!

We are proud to be the No. 19 ranked pharmacy school in the nation and No. 1 in New York State.*

At the University at Buffalo, we blend the intricacies of pharmacy practice with the rigors of the pharmaceutical sciences, graduating the best trained pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists in the country. We offer innovative research programs, world class faculty and an exceptional educational experience, all within a small-school atmosphere.  

We are ranked the 12th most affordable pharmacy program in the country.**

*2024 U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School Rankings
**College Affordability Guide