International & Transfer Students

International Students

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. Foreign transcripts need to be 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

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.

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.

For further information, visit Touro's International Student Services website.

Transfer Students

Students looking to transfer to the Touro College of Pharmacy during their professional phase at a US accredited college of pharmacy are eligible to apply for transfer admission to the TCOP. To be considered, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or above and be in good professional standing at the current school/college of pharmacy. To receive a PharmD degree from Touro College of Pharmacy, the transfer student must attend at least three years at the college. Admissions beyond the professional year 2 (P2) fall semester will not be considered.

In order to review your request, all of the following documents are required to be submitted to the Office of Admissions by the applicant:

  1. An official transcript
  2. A syllabi for each course taken at the current college/school of pharmacy
  3. A Curriculum Vitae
  4. A personal statement explaining the reasons for the transfer request
  5. A letter from the Dean of the current school/college of pharmacy indicating that the student is in both good academic and professional standing
  6. Two letters of recommendation from faculty members of the current school/college who have taught the student
  7. One letter of recommendation from a pharmacist or direct supervisor
  8. A completed Supplemental Application (contact Office of Admissions below)
  9. A non-refundable $200 application fee

Questions regarding the admissions policy and procedures should be referred to the Touro College of Pharmacy Office of Admissions, or call (646) 981-4750

Candidates wishing to submit an application to transfer must come from a USA ACPE accredited college/school of pharmacy.