Application Process

Steps for Applying to the Fall 2017 Pharmacology – Toxicology Program:

I. Application Form (Electronic Submission)

Go to the ‘Apply‘ menu selection on the left to access the online application.

II. Additional Documentation (Required in Hardcopy)

Submit the following documentation in hard copy to the Pharmacology – Toxicology Admissions Office at the School of Pharmacy:

  1. Recommendation Forms  – Two recommendations are required.  They must be professional references (not a friend or peer).  It is desirable that at least one recommendation letter come from a college course professor/instructor or from a laboratory mentor.
    • A recommender may submit a letter in addition to, but not in place of, the form that we provide.
    • You must mark and sign the right-of-access waiver statements on each School of Pharmacy form before giving the form to the recommender; the lack of such certification will render the form unacceptable.
    • At least one of the recommendations must be from a person who has had knowledge of and contact with you within the 12 months preceding the priority application deadline.
    • It is very important that recommenders be people who can provide substantive comments about you.
    • Please print the form above, fill out the information on the top of the form, and submit the paper form to your recommender.  When the reference has completed the letter/form, he/she must mail the completed letter/form to the address below.
  2. Academic Records
    • Current UW-Madison Undergraduate Students must submit:
      • A photocopy/printout of transcripts for each college or university attended, other than UW-Madison.
      • The Pharmacology & Toxicology Admissions Office can obtain ONLY the UW-Madison transcripts.  As stated above, if UW-Madison students received college credit at any other college or university, a photocopy/printout of those transcripts are required.
    • Former UW-Madison Undergraduate Students must submit:
      • A photocopy/printout of transcripts for each college or university attended, other than UW-Madison,prior to leaving UW-Madison
      • An official copy of transcripts for each college or university attended after UW-Madison, up through the time you would begin classes in the School of Pharmacy, to be submitted as soon as final grades for each term are posted. The Pharmacology & Toxicology Admissions Office can obtain ONLY the UW-Madison transcripts.
    • Transfer Students must submit:
      • Official transcripts for each term university in which college-level credits were earned showing final grades for each term, to be submitted as soon as final grades for each term are posted
      • Throughout the Admissions Process, official transcripts for each college or university attended when semesters/terms are completed.  This will include Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017 transcripts if credits were earned during these semesters.
  3. Official Test Score Reports – If you took any of the following exams, you must submit your official scores (UW-Madison students do not have to submit official test scores):
    • College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exams
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) exams
    • General Certificate of Education (GCE) A-Level exams
    • College Level Examination (CLEP) exams
  4. Additional Information – If you feel that there is additional information about you as an individual that would be helpful it to the Admissions Committee in evaluating your application for admission, be sure to provide this.
  5. Transfer Students MUST complete a Main UW-Madison Transfer Application in addition to the Pharmacology & Toxicology Application

Submit all Additional Documentation to:

Pharmacology and Toxicology Admissions Office
School of Pharmacy – Attn: Jeremy
777 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705-2222