The deadline to apply for admission in September 2020 has now passed. Applications for September 2021 will be available in early October 2020.

Each September the School admits 40 new students to begin the Entry to Practice Pharm.D program. Priority is given to applicants who are residents of Newfoundland and Labrador . Normally, 35 seats are offered to residents of Newfoundland (NL). Of the 35 seats, one seat is reserved for an eligible applicant of Aboriginal descent from NL. The remaining 5 seats are open to non-residents of Newfoundland & Labrador, including international applicants.

NEW this Year as a pilot– On select dates, applicants are also required to complete an on-line assessment (CASPer). Successful completion of CASPer is mandatory to maintain admission eligibility. To learn more about CASPer, go to

The Admissions Committee selects applicants who exhibit strong academic capabilities, demonstrate the qualities and skills necessary to be an effective pharmacist, and display a commitment to a career in pharmacy.

Applications for admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program should be submitted online via the University's Application for Admission/ Readmission which can be accessed in the following ways:

Students who are new to Memorial University: Follow the application instructions provided at 

Current or returning Memorial University students: Use the Admissions menu within Memorial Self-Service (link to

Application Fee
In addition to Memorial University's general application fee, the School of Pharmacy Pharm.D. application fee is $125 for Canadian applicants and $175 for international applicants. Application fees are charged upon submission of the online application. 

Memorial University offers one of the lowest tuition fees when compared to other pharmacy programs across Canada.

If you have questions, please visit Frequently Asked Questions.

For additional inquiries contact or (709) 864-2077.


School of Pharmacy

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000