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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

#17
Nationally in NIH Funding
95%
NAPLEX first-time pass rate
#2
In U.S. for MPJE Pass Rate

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.
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Pharmacy Summer Camp

KU Pharmacy Summer Camp gives high school students and incoming college freshmen a chance to see what the pharmacy profession is all about. We are are offering one-day camps on the Lawrence campus in summer 2022.

Camp Info and Registration



School of Pharmacy News

Joan Sorenson, Jeff Lindenbaum and their son, David (center)

LAWRENCE — Family and the University of Kansas hold special places in physician and KU alumnus Jeff Lindenbaum’s heart.

Jessica Bates (left) and Adam Smith (right)

KU Chancellor Doug Girod recently approved the University Committee on Promotion and Tenure’s recommendation to award promotion and tenure to two School of Pharmacy faculty members.

Big Jay, clad in a graduation gown, raises their arms in celebration in front of the campanile.

At 3:30 p.m. May 14, 2022 at the Lied Center on the KU campus, 121 School of Pharmacy students will participate in their Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) hooding and awards ceremony. An additional 10 Pharmacy graduate students will be hooded for their Ph.D. or master’s degrees at a 7 p.m. ceremony at Allen Fieldhouse.