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.
- 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.
The University of Florida is one college with three campuses across the state: Gainesville, Jacksonville and Orlando.
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- 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
- $1.2 million awarded in Pharm.D. student scholarships in 2018-19
- $23.7 million in annual research awards (source: AACP, 2018)
- 5 academic departments in the college
- 5 research centers in the college
- 300,000+ patients served nationwide annually by the Center for Quality Medication Management
- #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, 2018 and 2019.
- #4 ranked pharmacy college nationally in total research funding and NIH funding according to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy ($23.7 million in research funding in 2018)
- #9 ranked pharmacy college nationally by U.S. News & World Report
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.