Become a Pharmacist

Pharmacy School Admissions at NEOMED

NEOMED  provides multiple pathways for students interested in becoming a pharmacist. Future pharmacists can apply for admission after completing just 63 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 the right fit for you?

Doctor of Pharmacy Program

NEOMED encourages applications from candidates who:

  • Are within one calendar year of completing the pre-professional requirements for admission a regionally accredited institution across Ohio or nationwide

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Early Assurance as an Undergrad

If you are interested in:

  • Reserving your seat in pharmacy school as a college freshman or sophomore

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Early Assurance as a High School Student

If you are interested in:

  • Reserving your seat in pharmacy school as a senior in high school

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of the Class of 2018 are practicing as a pharmacist or pursuing a post-graduate education.

Naplex Pass Rate

NAPLEX first-time pass rates exceed the national average.

NEOMED: 98.6%
National Average: 89.5%


88.9% of the Class of 2018 earn more than $100,000 annually.

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
  • Challenging themselves with interprofessional coursework and hands-on experiences designed to prepare them to excel as professionals at the top of their pharmacy license.
  • 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

Information for Guidance Counselors & College Advisors

Guidance counselors and college advisors are welcome to create and access a personal information portal with NEOMED to learn more about our programs and campus events.

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