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Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy
Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology

Apply by September 1 for Spring

Apply by March 1 for Fall 

The applicant should have a Master’s degree from an accredited institution; however, exceptional students with a baccalaureate degree may be admitted.

An applicant must meet the requirements for admission to the University and the Graduate School

Meet a minimum formula score of 890 on a scale determined by multiplying the undergraduate grade-point average (4.0 system) by the combined verbal and quantitative scores on the Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE). 

Achievement of the minimum score of 890 does not guarantee admission.  All applicants must apply for regular degree status for admission and be reviewed and recommended for admission by the College of Pharmacy Graduate Studies Committee.


Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements for entry?
ULM School of Pharmacy has a highly competitive application process.  Applicants accepted for admission typically meet standards above the minimum requirements that are outlined in the chart above.

Where do I send my test scores?
Test scores should be submitted electronically using the institutional code 6482.

When will I know if I've been accepted?
Applicants will be notified of admission decisions by the first week in November if applying for Spring term, or the first week of May if applying for Fall term. We do not give admission decisions on the phone; all applicants will be notified of admission decisions in writing. 


Next steps...

Ready to apply?
Applicants to the ULM Pharmacy PhD program can now apply using the ULM application portal.  Apply here.

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information.  Click on one of the links below for catalog information specific to the program.

Pharmacy, Ph.D.
Pharmacology, Ph.D.

Still have questions? 

Contact our program coordinator for more information:

Dr. Georgios Matthaiolampakis
Associate Director, School of Basic Pharmaceutical and Toxicological Sciences
Director, Graduate Studies and Research  
College of Pharmacy  
Bienville Hall 380


ULM Graduate School
Sandel Hall Room 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

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7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

(318) 342-1036