Transfer Students

Transfer Courses-Equivalent to Pre-Pharmacy Requirements

The College of Pharmacy will accept pre-pharmacy coursework from accredited colleges and universities.   Equivalent courses are listed below by college/university.   Each table includes the COP Pre-Pharmacy Requirements (columns 1 & 2) with the approved equivalent transfer courses from each school in columns 3 &4.

Students intending to transfer to Xavier's College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) prior to entering the PharmD program should consult with an academic advisor in the CAS regarding the transferability of these courses.


Transfer Credits for Incoming Pharmacy Students

The COP does not accept transfer credits for incoming P1 students. Students entering the College of Pharmacy are not allowed to transfer credits upon entry. 


Other Admissions Information for Transfer and International Students

Transfer Students:

Xavier University classifies students who apply to the university to complete their pre-pharmacy coursework as transfer students.  As such, these students must comply with the requirements for admission to Xavier University.

In general, the College of Pharmacy does not accept transfer students from other colleges or schools of Pharmacy.  However, these students may be considered for admission under exceptional circumstances.  Each request for transfer is evaluated on an individual basis.

International Students:
They will be required to submit the following:

  • a letter of recommendation from a secondary school official.
  • Original certificate of national examination taken by the student
  • Xavier University Certificate of Financial Support (use link to document)  Applicants should review the University's "Information for International Students"

(Notarized affidavit of support indicating who will pay the cost of attendance)

  • Non English speaking natives are required to submit official TOEFL (test of English as a Foreign Language) scores.