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Apply Early Decision

Every year, exceptional students who are ready to commit to excellence and take the first steps towards a rewarding, lifelong career as leaders in pharmacy apply to University of the Pacific.

Early Decision opened July 18, 2019. The Early Decision program is a binding option for applicants who recognize Pacific's 3-year PharmD Program is the best fit for them and who are ready to make a difference and serve their communities.

Applying Early Decision decreases time, stress and costs associated with applying to multiple programs, and helps you secure a priority admission decision. Students accepted through Early Decision join a student body of highly qualified candidates.

The Early Decision application deadline is September 3, 2019. Complete your application by the Tuesday after Labor Day and you will receive notification of your status by the third week in October.

Pacific is waiving the supplemental application fee for early decision candidates. If you are applying Early Decision, please enter EARLYD instead of the 6-digit transaction code to save $60.


You must designate Early Decision when applying through PharmCAS. The Early Decision program is a binding option for applicants who have decided a particular pharmacy program is their first choice and will enroll if accepted. As an Early Decision applicant, you can apply to only one pharmacy degree program. You may be offered early admission, denied admission or deferred to regular applicant status. If denied admission, you may apply to other PharmCAS institutions for an additional fee.

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