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KU School of Pharmacy

KU School of Pharmacy is a world-class research institution and one of the country’s premier pharmacy schools.

Degree Programs

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Pharm.D. Program

A doctor of pharmacy degree (Pharm.D) prepares students to become pharmacy practitioners in a wide variety of settings, including community and retail pharmacies, hospitals, managed care facilities and many more.
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Graduate Programs

KU School of Pharmacy offers graduate degrees in Medicinal Chemistry, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, as well as residencies in Pharmacy Practice.

Tradition of Excellence

Nationally in Total Research Award Dollars
NAPLEX first-time pass rate—13th nationally
MPJE first-time pass rate—4th nationally

More KU Pharmacy

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Why KU Pharmacy?

You can get your Pharm.D. anywhere. So, why get your Pharm.D. from KU School of Pharmacy?
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What Can You Do With a Pharm.D?

A Pharm.D. from KU provides graduates with diverse career options. Learn about the careers you could pursue with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from KU.
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Our Research

The KU School of Pharmacy is seventh in the nation in National Instutes of Health (NIH) funding.

School of Pharmacy News

21st Mossberg/Mid-Kansas Pharmacy Management Rx Scholarship Golf Classic logo.
The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy will hold its 21st Annual Howard & Ginger Mossberg/Mid-Kansas Management Rx Scholarship Golf Classic on Friday, Sept. 6, 2024 at Falcon Lakes Golf Club in Basehor, Kansas. School of Pharmacy alumni, faculty, staff and friends are invited to register, and sponsorships are available to support KU Pharmacy scholarships.
KU School of Pharmacy logo and U.S. News & World Report Best Grad School rankings logo.
The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy has returned to the top 20 in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of “Best Pharmacy Schools.”
Katsushika Hokusai’s iconic woodcut print “The Great Wave off Kanagawa,” from the collection at the Spencer Museum of Art.
Mike Wolfe recalls that when he first heard Research Rising announced in 2021, he had yet to formulate ideas about using “big data”—a combination of artificial intelligence technology and its related computational field, machine learning—to develop drug molecules. His expertise is in medicinal chemistry, not advanced computing, but as he began to learn about big data’s applications being used in private industry, a plan soon came together.