A: You can pay for your application by sending a money order payable in U.S. funds to PharmCAS. You should include your name, PharmCAS ID number and the PharmCAS payment form. PharmCAS will NOT accept personal checks.
A: You can pay for your application with a credit card once you have e-submitted your completed application.
A: You will mail your payment to mailing address:
PharmCAS Payment Dept.
PO BOX 9109
Watertown, MA 02471
A: No, You will need to send your payment as a separate mailing from your transcript. All transcripts must be sent to PharmCAS directly from the college Registrar's Office.
A: No, once you have selected to pay by money order and have e-submitted your application, you cannot change your payment option to pay by credit card.
A: No, PharmCAS does not provide application fee refunds.
A: A limited number of PharmCAS application fee waivers are available. Waivers are granted to financially disadvantaged applicants on a first-come, first-serve basis. PharmCAS will decide if you qualify for a fee waiver based on your income, or your parent's income if you are claimed as a dependent, as reported on the most recent tax return. Your fee waiver request must be received and processed BEFORE you e-submit your PharmCAS application. If you do not follow the instructions sent to you via email, you may risk losing your fee waiver. If you receive a fee waiver, you may apply to your first school designation for free ($150). The fee waiver will expire in 45 business days if it is not applied to your application and you will NOT be able to use it after that. If you receive a waiver and choose to apply to more than one (1) PharmCAS school, you will be responsible for an incremental fee of $50 for each additional designation. The PharmCAS waiver applies to the PharmCAS application fee only. PharmCAS will notify your designated pharmacy schools if you qualify for a waiver, even if your request is received after all available waivers are granted. You may still be responsible for supplemental application fees, regardless of your PharmCAS waiver status.
To be considered for a PharmCAS fee waiver you must:
A: PharmCAS will notify you if your credit card has insufficient funds, stop payment, etc. and instruct you on what you need to do to rectify the matter promptly. PharmCAS will assess a service charge of $20.00 per each credit card submitted, plus the amount owed for the application fee.
A: No, PharmCAS does not accept any credit card payments by phone.
A: The credit cards that we accept are:
A: A limited number of PharmCAS application fee waivers are available. Waivers are granted to financially disadvantaged applicants on a first-come, first-serve basis. PharmCAS fee waiver decisions are tied to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' poverty level guidelines. The Low-Income Level is based on 200 percent of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines and used to determine what constitutes a low-income family.
|Persons in Family or Household||Income Level*|
|For each additional person add:||$7,920|
*Adjusted gross income for calendar year 2011. Changes in your current year financial situations will not be considered.
The deadline to apply for a PharmCAS Fee Waiver is September 4th, 2012. PharmCAS must receive your completed Fee Waiver Request Form and a copy of your 2011 Federal Tax Return form to be considered for a Fee Waiver.