To apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program:
The early application deadline is February 1.
The final application deadline is April 15.
- Complete the University of Iowa online Application for Admission and pay the application fee. ($100 for international applicants and $60 for U.S. applicants).
- After completing the application, you will receive an email instructing you to create an ID and password.
- You will receive instructions about how to upload the supporting documents.
- Provide contact information for your recommenders and the Office of Graduate Admissions contacts the recommenders to request letters.
Supporting Documents include:
- College of Pharmacy Supplemental Application
- Statement of Purpose
- Resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
- Email addresses of 3 recommenders. The Office of Admissions will contact your recommenders and request that they send letters. Letters of recommendation may also be submitted via email to the Graduate Program Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) or sent by regular mail.
- Please upload the supporting documents to the portal provided after completing your University of Iowa Application for Admission.
Requirements and Deadlines for the PhD Program
Minimum GPA: 3.0 GRE Score (no minimum required) Institutional Code: 6681
Minimum TOEFL Score: 81
OR, Minimum IELTS 7.0 overall with no individual score below 6.0.
The TOEFL or IELTS score is waived if you have a U.S. Master's Degree
U.S. Bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the University of Iowa Office of Admissions.
Application Fee: $100 for International students and $60 for U.S. students (or permanent residents)
For assistance or if you cannot upload your supporting documents, please email them to the Graduate Program office at email@example.com or mail them to the address below. For assistance call the Graduate Program Office at (319) 335-8797.
University of Iowa
College of Pharmacy Graduate Program
115 S. Grand Avenue, Room 306-1
Iowa City, IA 52242
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