UF College of Pharmacy secures No. 3 spot in latest Blue Ridge Institute research rankings

In 2023, the National Institutes of Health awarded almost $21.5 million to the UF College of Pharmacy.

College Facts

Top 5 Ranked pharmacy college by U.S. News & World Report

#3 nationally in research funding Faculty and researchers in the college secured a record $38 million in research funding in fiscal year 2022-23.

14,760 living alumni Alumni in the college live in all 50 states and more than 45 countries around the world.

#1 residency ranking The UF College of Pharmacy has led the nation in students matching into competitive pharmacy residency programs seven of the last eight years.

#1 in diversity The UF College of Pharmacy has the highest percentage (37%) of underrepresented minority Pharm.D. students among the Top 40 pharmacy colleges ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Learn more… The University of Florida College of Pharmacy prides itself on a rich tradition of excellence in pharmacy education, research and service. These facts showcase why UF is regarded as one of the top pharmacy colleges in the nation.

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Education Programs

Doctor of Pharmacy

Pharm.D. Program

An innovative Pharm.D. curriculum prepares pharmacy students to be health care leaders and empowers graduates to be lifelong learners.

Dr. Stacey Curtis and students

Doctor of philosophy

Ph.D. and Residential M.S. Programs

Graduate students training in the Ph.D. and residential master’s program have the opportunity to work beside award-winning faculty and take a leading role in advancing research that spans the entire life cycle of a drug.

Dr. Hendrik Luesch

Master of Science in Pharmacy

Online Master’s Program

The UF College of Pharmacy offers flexible, online programs that help students advance their career and balance the demands of working professionals.

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Our COMMITMENT TO Accessibility, belonging and community health

a positive impact on the future

Accessibility, Belonging and Community Health

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy strives to provide an accessible and welcoming environment for all who share in our mission-driven pursuit of excellence, including those from diverse backgrounds. The College is committed to cultivating an environment where everyone is respected for their intrinsic value, and developing the next generation of clinicians and scientists who will positively impact the health of others.

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Mission Statement


Preeminence in education, pharmaceutical sciences research and patient care

We improve the lives of others locally and globally through a climate of discovery to develop future leaders in pharmacy practice and science, support research across the spectrum from drug discovery to medication use in society, advance pharmacy practice to optimize patient-centered care and health care delivery, and foster lifelong learning.

Dr. Eric Dietrich