Admissions Calendar



Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be completed when the PharmCAS Application is submitted.

Spring 2018 - Fall 2019

May – September

Register for the PCAT exam and have scores sent to PharmCAS code 104.

PCAT 2018–2019 Testing Dates

Registration Opens: April 2, 2018

July 11–18, 2018

September 6–7, 2018

January 3–4, 2019

Registration Opens: September 5, 2018

October 22–31, 2018

November 1–2, 2018

September 4, 2018 – Early Decision Deadline

(To be eligible to apply for Early Decision, all of the pre-professional required coursework must be completed and letter grades recorded on official transcripts and PCAT scores submitted to PharmCAS by the September 4, 2018 deadline). Only completed applications will be reviewed.

July 18, 2018 – February 15, 2019

PharmCAS application must be submitted March 1st. However, it is highly recommended to submit the PharmCAS application by mid-February. It takes 5-7 weeks for PharmCAS to verify applications and release them to the college.

March 1, 2019

LIU deadline to submit PharmCAS application, all-official transcripts, three (3) required recommendations, and fees.

December 14 – February 15, 2019 – Fall Academic Update

PharmCAS ‘Academic Update’ (AU) Window – PharmCAS provides an opportunity for you to update the coursework section of your application to include grades for newly completed courses as well as edit in-progress/ planned coursework for current and future semesters.  Immediately following the close of the fall semester, the fall ‘Academic Update’ window will open December 14, 2018 and will close February 15, 2019.  Completion of the fall AU is required so grades from the prior semesters can be reviewed (i.e. summer, fall, and winter).  

April 15 – June 28, 2019 – Spring Academic Update

Coursework to be completed during upcoming spring and summer semesters must be updated. The Spring AU opens April 15, 2019 and closes on June 28, 2019.

October 2018 – May 2019

Interviews scheduled by invitation only.

Admission Decision

Admissions decisions are finalized and will be available by e-mail 3-4 weeks after the interview date.

May 15, 2019  - August 31, 2019

Admitted students must submit spring and summer grades and transcripts as soon as available to LIU Pharmacy.

Late August, 2019 – Mid- September 2019

Mandatory orientation sessions for all matriculated students.  


LIU Pharmacy
John M. Pezzuto, A.B., Ph.D.