A Step-By-Step Guide to STLCOP Application

Please use the checklist below to easily compile everything needed and submit it by the required deadlines. All written documentation must be sent to: Registrar/Director of Admission, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 4588 Parkview Place, St. Louis, MO 63110.


  • Complete your application in one of three ways:
    • The Common Application
    • STLCOP application online
    • U.S. mail: Please send the application form to the Office of Admission, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 4588 Parkview Place, St. Louis, MO 63110-1088.
  • Submit your nonrefundable $55 application fee.

Statement of Commitment

  • Complete the Statement of Commitment.  
  • This statement expresses your understanding of and adherence to the Pharmacist’s Oath and the STLCOP Honor Code.

Early Decision

  • If you wish to participate in our Early Decision process, complete the Early Decision Agreement Form.
  • Early Decision allows students to state that STLCOP is their definitive first choice for continuing their education and they are prepared to commit to enrollment if they are admitted.

Official Transcript

  • Request an official transcript from your high school. You may use our online Request for Transcript form.
  • Your transcript should be mailed directly from your high school to STLCOP, Office of Admissions, Attn: Connie Horrall, 4588 Parkview Place, St. Louis MO 63110.
  • It must include your ACT/SAT score, cumulative GPA, and senior-year class rank and must bear the high school registrar’s seal.
  • Sixth- or seventh-semester transcripts will be accepted for admission consideration.
  • Final- or eighth-semester transcripts must be forwarded to the College immediately following graduation.

Science Reference

  • Ask your high school science teacher to complete and submit a Science Reference form.
  • This is an assessment of your abilities and character, which helps us in identifying the best students for our program.

Academic Reference

  • Ask your high school guidance counselor to complete and submit an Academic Reference form.
  • You will fill out the top portion of the form and then give it to your guidance counselor for completion and submission.

Technical Standards

  • Complete the STLCOP Technical Standards form.
  • This form reviews the physical, cognitive and behavioral attributes needed for success as a pharmacist.
  • It ensures that you understand and accept the traits you must exhibit to complete the Pharm.D. program.


  • Submit an essay.
  • We require a short essay (450 to 600 words) that describes:
    • why you want to become a pharmacist
    • why you believe the St. Louis College of Pharmacy is a good fit for you
    • how you have met and overcome adversity in your past.