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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

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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

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The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded a $1.2 million grant to medicinal chemistry and computational biology researchers at the University of Kansas and the University of Chicago focused on addressing a long-unresolved problem in biomedical research — finding molecules able to target the “undruggable…

Jerry Burtnett, Class of 1969

KU Pharmacy graduate Jerry Burtnett has provided a $25,000 gift to establish the Jerry Burtnett Pharmacy Scholarship fund at KU Endowment.

Kurtis and Sally Klein

“The world needs pharmacists, and the world needs nurses,” said Kurtis Klein. “It’s a tough road to get that education, especially with today’s costs, and if we can help in a small way, then we are extraordinarily happy to do that.” Kurtis and Sally Klein are supporting healthcare and its future providers through endowed scholarship funds to both the School of Pharmacy and the School of Nursing. Additionally, they established a $50,000 unrestricted fund to recruit the best and brightest students to the School of Pharmacy. “We believe in KU, and we wanted to do what we could to support…