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PharmCAS Volume Update: June 2021

  • 1.  PharmCAS Volume Update: June 2021

    Posted 06-03-2021 07:53 AM
    Attached is the latest PharmCAS volume update for the current 2020-2021 cycle. As of June 2, the number of PharmCAS applicants with Submitted status is down by -2.1%, while applications are up by +0.8% as compared to this time last year. The total number of applicant accounts in the PharmCAS system is currently up by +8.5% and the number of applicants with in-progress status is up by +21.8%. Staff anticipates that many of the in-progress (not yet submitted) applicants plan to apply during the upcoming 2021-2022 cycle and will survey this cohort beginning next week.

    The current 2020-2021 PharmCAS application cycle will close on June 30. Programs may continue to grant deadline extensions to individual applicants through the end of the month. Additional insights into the 2020-2021 PharmCAS application trends will be available by mid-July. Participating schools must submit final admission decision codes for the 2020-2021 cycle by September 30. The 2020-2021 PharmCAS Applicant Data Report will be released by mid-October.

    If you have questions about the status of a particular applicant, please contact Nicole Iarossi at If you have general questions about PharmCAS, please contact the AACP student affairs team at

    Libby J. Ross, MA
    AACP Senior Director for Student Affairs