International Student Checklist | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

international students

International Student Checklist:


All credentials and admission applications must be received by the deadline date, December 1, 2021.

  • Submit the PharmCAS application.
  • Submit TTUHSC Supplemental application
  • Submit TOEFL scores to PharmCAS.
  • Submit the TTUHSC Supplemental International Student Application and required financial documents* to TTUHSC registrar.
  • Submit transcripts from all U.S. colleges and universities attended to PharmCAS.
  • Submit a course-by-course evaluation through World Education Services ( of a foreign transcript to PharmCAS if foreign courses are used to satisfy prerequisites. Please note: WES is the only course evaluation service that is permitted.
  • Submit, if accepted, all official U.S. transcripts to TTUHSC.
  • Submit, if accepted, official course-by-course foreign credential evaluation to TTUHSC regardless of whether foreign courses were used to satisfy prerequisites.

* Required financial documents:
- Official Bank Statement
- Financial Statement (letter from sponsor indicating not only that he has the funds to provide support you but that he will support you.)
- Passport bio page (page with personal data)

Social Security Number

A valid Social Security Number is required to begin the Pharm.D. program.

Under the Texas State Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations, a student is required to register as an intern trainee upon entry into the professional pharmacy degree program. A Social Security Number is mandatory and required to be issued an intern trainee card. For more information, contact the Texas Board of Pharmacy, William P. Hobby Building, Tower 3, Suite 3-600, 333 Guadalupe St. Austin, TX 78701, 512-305-8000.

Individuals who do not currently possess a Social Security Number are advised to begin the process immediately through the U.S. Social Security Office.

Make sure all supporting financial documents are sent to:

TTUHSC Registrar- Pharmacy
3601 4th St., MS 8310
Lubbock, TX 79424-8310
Phone: 806-743-2300