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PharmCAS Volume Update: Oct 2019

  • 1.  PharmCAS Volume Update: Oct 2019

    Posted 10-03-2019 08:41
    Attached is the latest PharmCAS volume update for the current 2019-2020 cycle. The PDF includes comparison data for participating colleges and schools by application deadline, program type, and geographic district. Data on applicants based on state of residence and primary colleges attended to date are also included.

    PharmCAS numbers have continued their downward trend in the current cycle. The total number of PharmCAS applicants with submitted status has decreased by 7.5% as compared to this time last year and the number of applications (designations) has declined by 16.0% percent to date.

    Final national data for the 2018-2019 (previous) cycle will be available in the next PharmCAS Applicant Data Report (PDF) scheduled for release later this month.

    If you have questions about the status of a particular applicant, please contact Nicole Iarossi at If you have questions about PharmCAS or AACP's initiatives in support of Strategic Priority #1 and enriching the applicant pipeline, please contact us at Thank you.

    Libby J. Ross, MA
    Senior Director of Student Affairs
    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
    703-739-2330, x1009