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Chemistry and Doctor of Pharmacy, BS/PharmD

The Jefferson College of Pharmacy of Thomas Jefferson University and TCNJ have a formal articulation agreement allowing first-year applicants to be enrolled in an early assurance program for both the pharmacy school and TCNJ and to earn both the baccalaureate in chemistry from TCNJ and the PharmD degree from Jefferson.

Program Details

  • Students must apply as a biology or chemistry major
  • Students spend four years at TCNJ and four years at Thomas Jefferson University’s Jefferson College of Pharmacy.
  • Students must take all required courses at TCNJ, with the exception of non-science courses through AP, IB, or dual credit at another college.
  • Students must have a reasonable plan for completion of all required prerequisite courses with at least a C in each course prior to August 1 of the year of matriculation at Jefferson College of Pharmacy. Cumulative and science GPAs > 2.7.

Application Process

  • The application deadline is April 1.
  • Students will have a supplemental application placed on their application portal.
  • By the end of their first year of enrollment at TCNJ, students must submit a separate application for admission to the Early Assurance program, which will be evaluated by TCNJ faculty.
  • Students will need to interview at Jefferson College of Pharmacy following receipt of completed PharmCAS application.
  • Qualified candidates will be assured of an interview and final review for admission to the Jefferson College of Pharmacy, but enrollment in the doctoral program is not guaranteed.

Contact us for more information about this program.