College Facts

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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.

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 Facts

  • 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 2017-18
  • $23.7 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

U.S. News & World Report

#1 Ranked

pharmacy college in Florida

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

#1 Ranked

pharmacy college nationally in the number of graduates securing ASHP residency positions 2016, 2017 and 2018

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

#4 Ranked

pharmacy college nationally in securing federal research funding ($23.7 million in research funding in 2018)

U.S. News & World Report

#9 Ranked

pharmacy college in the nation

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.

Total living
13,087
ALUMNI
Graduates
7,609 : 5,477
Female : Male
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Ethnicities
Indn/Alskn …… 0.41% Asian …………….. 12.19% Black …………………. 5.9% Pcfc Islndr ……. 0.02% Hispanic ………….. 7.21% White …………….. 55.35% Unknown ……… 18.8%
Top Florida Counties
Top Florida COunties
Orange ……………… 651 Alachua ………….. 626 Hillsborough …. 624 Pinellas …………… 602 Duval ……………….. 476
Age range
Age rangE
20–29 ……………….. 1,084 30–39 ……………….. 3,604 40-49 ……………….. 2,857 50–59 …………………… 602 60–69 ………………… 1,878 70–79 …………………… 655 80–89 ………………….. 297 90+ ………………………….. 91 Unknown ……………… 66
Top States
Top States*
Texas ……………………. 567 California ……………. 413 New York …………….. 371 North Carolina … 345 Georgia ………………. 326
*Excluding Florida
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TOP 5 countries
United States ……………………. 12,614 Canada …………………………………….. 154 Germany …………………………………… 30 South Korea ……………………………… 18 Jamaica ………………………………………. 16