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The KU School of Pharmacy offers a five-day summer camp each summer for high school students interested in a career in pharmacy. The hands-on experience, coupled with classroom instruction and on-site pharmacy visits allow you to see if a career in pharmacy is right for you.

  • Explore pharmacy career options
  • Learn basic pharmacy lab techniques such as compounding, emulsions, and suspensions
  • Meet KU School of Pharmacy faculty members and administrators
  • Learn how to perform diagnostic tests such as hypertension and blood glucose screenings
  • Learn more about asthma and respiratory disease states
  • Tour local hospitals, retail, and specialty pharmacies
  • Spend a week living in the KU dorms

The camp is open to high school juniors, seniors, and incoming college freshmen.

Contact us for more information about upcoming summer camps.

(785) 864-3591

KU Today
2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to needy Kansans during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU