College Facts

2018 College Facts
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.

Our History

  • Established in 1923
  • The oldest college among the University of Florida’s health science colleges
  • The first woman graduate of the University of Florida received the Master of Science in Pharmacy degree.

Our Locations

The University of Florida is one college with three campuses across the state: Gainesville, Jacksonville and Orlando.

Our Fast FactsCOP Rankings 2018

  • 3 degrees offered (Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.S.)
    • 1,047 Pharm.D. students
    • 1,100 online students
    • 116 graduate students
  • 7 online M.S. programs available
  • $900,000 awarded in Pharm.D. student scholarships in 2017-18
  • $14.8 million in annual research awards (source: AACP, 2017)
  • 5 academic departments in the college
  • 4 research centers in the college
  • 300,000+ patients served nationwide annually by the Center for Quality Medication Management

Our Rankings

  • #1 ranked pharmacy college in Florida according to U.S. News & World Report
  • #1 ranked pharmacy college nationally in the number of graduates securing American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ residency positions in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
  • #9 ranked pharmacy college nationally by U.S. News & World Report
  • #10 ranked pharmacy college nationally in securing federal research funding according to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy ($14.8 million in research funding in 2017)

Our Alumni

There are more than 12,500 living alumni from the UF College of Pharmacy residing in all 50 states and 41 countries around the world. The Gator Nation represents a worldwide network of UF College of Pharmacy graduates.