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International students from Canada to China and everywhere in between, including U.S. permanent residents, are welcome to apply to the College of Pharmacy.

International students should complete the standard application process, and ensure they meet all additional requirements, as detailed below. 

Transcript Evaluation

Foreign-trained candidates must have their transcripts evaluated by a third party service. Evaluation reports should be submitted along with other application materials to PharmCAS. The only approved evaluation service is WES.

World Education Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 745 Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0745

English Proficiency

Non-native English speakers must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT) with a minimum composite score of 80, and a minimum score of 20 in each section of the test (reading, listening, writing and speaking) is required.  TOEFL is not required if the applicants earned their bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the United States. Submit results to PharmCAS, using code B854.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the minimum scores.

TOEFL scores must be no more than two years old.

Curricular Requirements

Please note that graduates of foreign institutions, including candidates who hold an international pharmacy degree, must complete the entire four-year program at the Touro College of Pharmacy to earn the Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

Additional Supporting Documents

Accepted students who have requested F1 or J1 visa status must secure an I-20 form, and complete an affidavit of support. Documents should include a financial statement that demonstrates adequate support for covering the costs of one full year of study at the Touro College of Pharmacy.

For further information, please contact Touro’s Designated School Official (DSO):

Ms. Sun Hee Choi
Coordinator of International and Veteran Student Affairs
212-463-0400 ext. 5607