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.)
    • 1,018 Pharm.D. students
    • 1,025 online students
    • 116 graduate students
  • 8 online M.S. programs available
  • $925,000 awarded in Pharm.D. student scholarships in 2019-20
  • $28.3 million in annual research awards (source: AACP, 2019)
  • 5 academic departments in the college
  • 5┬áresearch 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 in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

#3 Ranked

pharmacy college nationally in securing NIH research funding ($23.1 million in research funding in 2019)

U.S. News & World Report

#5 Ranked

pharmacy college in the nation

Our Alumni

There are more than 14,000 living alumni from the UF College of Pharmacy residing in all 50 states and more than 40 countries around the world. The Gator Nation represents a worldwide network of UF College of Pharmacy graduates.

Pharmacy alumni attend the Alumni BBQ every fall.