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Pharmacy School Admissions at NEOMED

We provide many pathways for students interested in becoming a pharmacist through our Pharm.D. degree program.

Future pharmacists can apply for admission after completing just 60 hours of prerequisite coursework as an undergrad, or secure a seat in pharmacy school as a high school student or as a freshman or sophomore in college.

Which Path to Becoming a Pharmacist is right for you?

We offer three pathways to admission.

Doctor of Pharmacy Program

Apply as early as within one calendar year of completing pre-professional requirements from an accredited institution.


Early Assurance as an Undergrad

If you are interested in reserving your seat in pharmacy school as a college freshman or sophomore.


Early Assurance from High School

If you are interested in reserving your seat in pharmacy school as a senior in high school.


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Get answers to your questions about admissions

Do you have questions about how to apply for admission? Are you wondering whether you should apply to NEOMED now or apply for early assurance to join NEOMED in a year or two? Do you have a specific question about an admission requirement of a pre-requisite course?

Schedule a time to meet virtually using Zoom videoconferencing and ask Ms. Kelly Jeroski, Assistant Director of Admission.

Kelly works one-on-one with all of our pharmacy applicants and in a resident expert about how to apply for admission through PharmCAS. If Kelly doesn’t know the answer, she will find you who does!

Schedule a day and time right now directly onto Kelly’s calendar by clicking here.

If you would like to reach Kelly for any other reason or ask a question, just send her an email at or give her a call at 330.325.6267.

Talk Pharmacy School with Dr. Abdlrasul

Do you have specific questions about the profession of pharmacy or what steps you should take to pursue a career as a pharmacist? Are you applying to NEOMED right now and have questions about curriculum, careers, and rotations?

Wherever you are in your journey toward becoming a practicing pharmacist, make a one-on-one pre-admission advising appointment with Dr. Fady Abdlrasul (Dr. A) right now.

Dr. Abdlrasul is an assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice, director of Pipeline Programs for the Office of Student Success, staff pharmacist at Rootstown Community Pharmacy and NEOMED College of Pharmacy alum (’14). So no matter what you want to know, Dr. A. offers a wealth of knowledge.

Schedule your appointment to meet virtually with Dr. A. at your convenience.

Campus visits

A sunny common space in the center of campus, where students frequently gather.Seeing is believing. We invite you and your family to visit our modern, park-like campus.

We offer:

Thank you for making reservations in advance. We cannot accommodate walk-ins, unfortunately.

Questions about visiting or PharmD in general? Write to Kelly Jeroski in Admissions at

Ohio Department of Health Covid-19 Information

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Who should apply?

Pharmacy school at NEOMED is designed for students with an interest in advancing community health in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Our typical applications include those who are interested in:

  • Becoming leaders in the emerging field of pharmacy as an integral part of the health care team
  • Advancing community health in community pharmacy or clinical settings through NEOMED’s distinctive residency track
  • Developing skills outside of the classroom at one of NEOMED’s hundreds of clinical practice sites throughout northeast Ohio
  • Changing the lives of the communities they serve, particularly medically underserved areas where they can make the greatest impact on patients’ lives
  • Challenging themselves with interprofessional coursework and hands-on experiences designed to prepare them to excel as professionals at the top of their pharmacy license.



2018-20 graduates who are practicing as a pharmacist, working in a pharmacy-related field or pursuing a post-graduate education.

Naplex Pass Rate

Five-year average

Our NAPLEX first-time pass rates exceed the national average.

NEOMED: 89.4%
National Average: 87.6%


2021 median pay for pharmacists

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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