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04 Feb 2020

The Best Pharmacy Schools in USA

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Study Pharmacy in the US

In the US, if you want to study pharmacy, you can pursue the degree as a master’s degree (a Doctor’s of Pharmacy). The Doctor of Pharmacy is a graduate degree that requires students to complete at least 2 years of undergraduate coursework followed by four years of academic study. The US doesn’t offer Bachelor’s in Pharmacy.
The US has some of the best pharmacy schools in the world, and below we have listed the 5 best pharmacy schools in the US.

The Five Best Pharmacy Colleges in USA

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Overview: The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is located in the heart of University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, with another satellite campus at UNC-Asheville. Established in 1897, the Eshelman School of Pharmacy offers a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MS) with a specialization in health system pharmacy administration and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Ranked #2 in the US by US News, the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy has two campuses - in Minneapolis and in Duluth. Founded in 1892, over 150 students enroll in the two campuses every year. Students can study from a variety of topics - Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Master of Science (MS) and Doctoral (PhD), dual-degree programs for students who wish to pair their pharmacy education with a degree in public health (PharmD/MPH) or business (PharmD/MBA).

University of California-San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, CA
Overview: Located in historic San Francisco, UCSF School of Pharmacy is the oldest pharmacy school in the US (having been founded in 1872). Over 800 students study on campus, with UCSF being the number one pharmacy school in the US by NIH Funding for nearly 40 years.

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Overview: The University of Michigan College of Pharmacy was founded in 1876 and today has over 350 students studying on campus. Fully accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education, the school is famous for its many notable alumni.

University of Texas-Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Overview: One of the best pharmacy programs in the US, the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy offers programs in Doctor of Pharmacy, as well as a graduate M.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Transnational Sciences.

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