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    Pharmaceutics (PhD)

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    Basic Information

    Degree Information


    Admission Requirements and Contact Information

    Applications accepted for Autumn Admission Only.

    Application Deadline: December 15, 2024 (PhD)
    Zoom Interviews (by invitation): January 2025

    Contact Information

    Graduate Program Advisor
    Program Website
    +1 206-543-9434

    Requirements and Prerequisites
    Minimum Admissions requirements:Application Checklist to be submitted to the Graduate School:
    • $90 Application fee
    • Statement of purpose
    • Resume/Vitae
    • Three recommendation letters
    • Three labs of interest (please refer to our faculty page for detailed information about the research areas of each lab)
    • Unofficial copy of previous academic transcripts (in English) of your bachelor’s and/or master’s degrees
    • Research Experience 
    • Diversity Statement (optional)
    • Official English proficiency score for non-native English language speakers (TOFEL/IELTS/Duolingo)
    About application fee waivers:
    Please note that your application to the PCEUT graduate programs is through the UW Graduate School. Therefore, the Department of Pharmaceutics cannot grant application fee waivers.

    For details of the Graduate School’s policy on application fee waivers, please check the Graduate School website.

    Please do not contact individual faculty members about application to our graduate programs, or about the admissions decisions, since such decisions are made collectively by all faculty members.

    Additional Instructions
    The PhD application does not require applicants to submit mailed materials. However, if you believe you need to mail materials to the Department of Pharmaceutics, please email and we will provide you with instructions.                       

    Non-Native English Speaker Information
    Graduate School requirement: English language proficiency (ELP) is required for graduate study at the University of Washington. Therefore, every applicant whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency as outlined in Graduate School Policy 3.2.

    International Student Information
    Applicants who will need a visa should reference the International Applicant Information page. If admitted to the program, international students requesting an F1 or J1 visa will be required to provide financial ability documentation to the UW Graduate School.

    GRE score report code, (if applicable)


    Program Deadlines

    Autumn 2024 - Domestic:
    Open Date: 09/01/2023
    Deadline Date: 12/15/2023

    Autumn 2024 - International:
    Open Date: 09/01/2023
    Deadline Date: 12/15/2023

    Autumn 2025 - Domestic:
    Open Date: 09/01/2024
    Deadline Date: 12/15/2024

    Autumn 2025 - International:
    Open Date: 09/01/2024
    Deadline Date: 12/15/2024

    Application Materials

    3 Recommendation
    Statement of Purpose
    Additional Materials