to check your application status for the College of Pharmacy Application.

**Fall 2014 College of Pharmacy Application is Closed**

The College of Pharmacy application period opens on August 1, 2013 and closes on October 15, 2013 at 12:00 Midnight Central Standard Time.   All required documents are due by the published deadline dates.  When the deadline dates fall on a Saturday or Sunday, all materials must be received by the end of the business day on the following Monday.  You are encouraged to apply, submit all application materials early and monitor your application checklist online.  Applications and/or documents received after the deadline date are considered LATE and will not be reviewed.   Documents postmarked on the deadline date will not be considered for completion of the application process. 

All students must apply using the College of Pharmacy on-line application.  Be sure to select the appropriate applicant type from the drop-down box.  The applicant types are:

      • Internal Transfer Currently enrolled Xavier University applicant
      • Readmit Student - Applicants who have previously attended or graduated from Xavier University College of Arts & Sciences
      • New Transfer Student Applicants transferring/graduated from another College/University

A non-refundable application fee of $25.00 may be paid on-line using a credit card or by mail using a check or money order (New Transfer Students Only).  All applicants must print and sign the:

  1. Application Certification and Signature Pageindicating either the on-line payment  receipt number or attaching a check/money order

These documents should be sent to the Office of Admissions.  Applicants who have previously applied to the College of Pharmacy can use the same Web ID and PIN to create a Fall 2014 application.   Once an application has been submitted any changes or corrections must be submitted via e-mail to

Required Documents

Each prospective student is required to submit the following documents in order to complete the application process. 

  1. The Pre-Pharmacy Requirements Form, Statement of Interest and “Disclosure Statement” are checklist items within the online application.  These required documents must be completed with of the application.  The deadline date for submission of application for admissions is October 15, 2013.
  2.  Official Transcripts – Each student must submit an official transcript(s) from each college or university they have attended.  The university does not keep transcripts that were submitted during previous application cycles.  Therefore, any student who has previously applied to the College of Pharmacy must re-submit all official transcripts.  Applicant must request to have official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended sent directly to the Xavier University Office of AdmissionsTranscripts, even in a sealed envelope,  may not be hand delivered or submitted by applicants.  Official transcripts must be sent from the registrars office from all previous institutions.  The deadline to submit official transcripts to the Office of Admissions is October 15, 2013.  Please observe the following regarding official transcripts:
      • Credits earned through concurrent enrollment, cross-enrollment or summer sessions must be submitted via an official transcript from the Registrar’s Office of the institution granting the credit.  Grades or credits recorded on another institution’s transcript are not acceptable.
      • Please use the following links to obtain additional information regarding Xavier University’s policy on Advanced Placement (AP) grades, the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.  All scores must be received from the respective testing organization.
      • International students should click on the following link to obtain instructions regarding coursework completed at a foreign college or university.
      • An official transcript for coursework completed during the Fall 2013 semester must be submitted to the Office of Admissions no later than January 31, 2014.
      • An official transcript for coursework completed during the Spring 2014 semester must be submitted to the Office of Admissions no later than June 13, 2014.
      • An official transcript for coursework completed during the Summer 2014 semester must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by August 8, 2014.  NOTE:  Applicants required to participate in the Pharmacy Pre-Matriculation Summer Program (PPMP) transcripts are due no later than June 30, 2014.
      • Students enrolled in an institution for the first time other than Xavier University must provide documentation (Enrollment Verification) of current enrollment from the Registrars Office of that institution.
  3. Applicants not born in the United States must submit a “Xavier University Certificate of Financial Support Form” and one of the following:
    • A legible photocopy of the applicant’s Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) or Certificate of Naturalization
    • A completed “Xavier University Certificate of Financial Support” with the sponsor(s) signature and a notarized document from the sponsor(s) financial institution verifying availability of funds to pay the cost of attendance. 
    The deadline to submit the certificate to the Office of Admissions is October 15, 2013.
    Recommendation Forms
  4. Appeal Form (if applicable) should submitted no later than October 15, 2013.
  5. The College of Pharmacy requires each applicant to submit three recommendation forms.  The applicant should select three faculty members or two faculty members and an employer to complete the forms.  All recommendations are due no later than November 19, 2013.   The faculty recommendations must come from physical/life science or math instructors who have taught the applicant at the college level.  The employer recommendation must come from someone who has served as an immediate supervisor to the applicant.  Please note the following regarding the recommendation forms:
    • Faculty members and employers must use the approved form for the Fall 2014 Application Period.  The College of Pharmacy will not accept letters of recommendation in place of the approved form.
    • The College of Pharmacy will not accept faxed recommendation forms from the recommender or the applicant.
    • The College of Pharmacy will not accept hand-delivered or mailed forms from the applicant.
    • The College of Pharmacy will not accept recommendations from relatives.
    Please click on the links below to access the recommendation forms.
    Faculty Recommendation Form
    Employer Recommendation Form

All documents must be received by the stated deadline to complete the application process. The deadlines are strictly enforced.  No exceptions are made.  The University is not responsible for delays in mail delivery.   Do not send documents to the College of Pharmacy or Registrars Office.   All documents must be mailed to the following address:

Xavier University of Louisiana
Office of Admissions
1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA  70125


Application for Admissions
Statement of Interest
Pre-Pharmacy Requirement Form
International Documents (if applicable)
Appeal Form (if applicable)
Official Transcripts
Faculty Recommendation Forms
Employer Recommendation Form
October 15, 2013
October 15, 2013
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October 15, 2013

October 15, 2013
October 15, 2013
November 19, 2013

November 19, 2013

NOTE:  Please make sure that all directory information (address, phone number, e-mail, etc) is correct.  Notify us via e-mail if you need to update any information at:

Withdrawal of Application

Applicants who wish to withdraw their application to the College of Pharmacy must complete the Withdrawal FormThe form must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by January 17, 2014.  Requests received after this date will not be considered.

Selection Process

Students who satisfy the following minimum requirements will be considered for an interview:

  • Completion of the on-line application by the stated deadline
  • Submission of the required documents by the stated deadline
  • Pre-pharmacy grade point average of 2.75
  • Math-Science grade point average of 2.75

Please note that meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee the applicant an interview with the College of Pharmacy.  All interviews will occur during the Fall and Spring semesters.
The Fall semester interviews will occur on December 17-18, 2013.  The Spring semester interview dates will be provided at a later date.
If the applicant is granted an interview the College of Pharmacy will contact the applicant by telephone to schedule an appointment.  Under no circumstances will an interview be conducted by telephone.

Final Selection
Upon completion of the interview process, the applicants will be notified of their status via mail during the Spring 2014 semester.  There are three possible decisions:  acceptance, wait list, and denial.  Internal transfer applicants who are denied admission to the College of Pharmacy may reapply a second time.  If the applicant is not successful on the second attempt, he/she must obtain a science-related degree before re-applying.

Applicants who have been accepted to the College of Pharmacy must submit a non-refundable deposit of $500.00.  The deposit is due two weeks after the acceptance letter has been mailed to the student.

Students admitted under any of the following conditions will be automatically enrolled in the Academic Enrichment Program (AEP):

  •   Composite PCAT score below the 25th percentile
  •   Math-Science GPA between 2.75 and 3.0
  •   Pre-pharmacy GPA between 2.75 and 3.0       

An applicants’ admission may be rescinded for the following reasons:

  • Failure to maintain a minimum pre-pharmacy grade point average of 2.75 prior to enrollment.
  • Failure to maintain a math-science grade point average of 2.75 prior to enrollment.
  • Pre-pharmacy course deficiencies that exceed seven hours at the end of the Spring 2014 semester.
  • Failure to submit official transcripts of all completed coursework by the stated deadline.
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