The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy prepares future generations of pharmacists with the knowledge and skills needed to be essential contributors to a dynamic health care arena.

Veterans Affairs (VA) Education Benefits Information

For the PharmD program, the Office of Student Affairs assists students with Veterans Administration (VA) education benefits. All new students interested in using VA education benefits must submit the following documentation and forms to Sandeep Devabhakthuni, associate dean for student affairs, prior to the start of the semester enrolled.

Active, full-time members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, or Marines are eligible for in-state tuition if stationed in the state of Maryland, and with the appropriate documentation. The University of Maryland, Baltimore’s Office of the Registrar determines in-state status. Please refer to the Application for In-State Classification for more information.


Please contact Dr. Devabhakthuni for any assistance.

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Admissions Procedures How to Apply
VA Education Benefits for Doctor of Pharmacy Students Sandeep Devabhakthuni, PharmD School Certifying Official (PharmD Program only):
Residency Status University of Maryland, Baltimore Office of the Registrar:
Academic Counseling Sandeep Devabhakthuni, PharmD, BCCP
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Financial Counseling Financial assistance for prospective students:
Financial assistance for current students:
To make an appointment with UMB’s Student Financial Assistance Office:
To ask questions of UMB’s Student Financial Assistance Office, email
Educational Support and Accommodations Educational Support and Disability Services (ESDS office):
Academic Requirements for the PharmD Program Student Performance and Progression Policy
Academic Calendar
Graduation Information
Learn More About the PharmD Program

Interested in learning more about the PharmD program at the School of Pharmacy? Request a program brochure with admissions material, or ask a question about the admissions process.

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