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Become a Pharmacist at UIC

The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program emphasizes a patient-centered course of study, and provides a structure that lets students develop into skilled, reflective practitioners who can anticipate change, criticize, evaluate, and modify practice in a constantly evolving healthcare arena.

Leading the field in research

Develop new knowledge in areas such as Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, Pharmacognosy, Chemistry in Drug Discovery, Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutics, Forensics, Pharmacy Services, Pharmaceutical Products, Patient and Health System Outcomes, and Pharmaceutical and Health Policy.

Apply to be a resident or fellow at UIC

In collaboration with the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, UIC Pharmacy has over 40 years history of training post-graduate pharmacists in clinical service and research through our PGY1 and PGY2 residencies, as well as our clinical research fellowships.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Heading link

We strive to be a community where differences are embraced, that emphasizes inclusion and recognizes diversity as a strength, and where everyone works together to be the global leader in innovative pharmacy education, research, and practice to improve human health.

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  • #1 School of Pharmacy in Illinois, according to US News & World Report

  • # 7 School of Pharmacy in the country, according to US News & World Report

  • # 7 total research grant funding according to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

  • 1859 Year the college was founded, one of the oldest pharmacy schools in the country

Events Heading link

Jun 29 2022

PharmD Virtual Information Session

Wednesday, 1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Virtual Session
Jul 25 2022

Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference (MSAP)

Monday 25th, 9:00 am–Wednesday 27th, 5:00 pm
UIC College of Pharmacy (PHARM)
Jul 26 2022

PharmD Information Session Chicago Campus

Tuesday, 1:30 pm–3:00 pm
College of Pharmacy, Lobby
Jul 26 2022

PharmD Information Session Rockford Campus

Tuesday, 1:30 pm–3:00 pm
College of Pharmacy at Rockford
Aug 5 2022

16th Annual Atkins Medicinal Plant Garden Walk

Friday, 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Atkins Garden
Aug 11 2022

PharmD Virtual Information Session

Thursday, 12:30 pm–2:00 pm
Virtual Session

By The Numbers Heading link

There are a million reasons to choose UIC College of Pharmacy: a great education, world-class faculty, cutting-edge research. The list goes on and on.

If you’re considering UIC College of Pharmacy as the way to jump-start your future you can begin with our “By The Numbers” page. It will walk you through an assortment of facts and figures that all add up to one thing: an amazing education at a top tier institution!

By The Numbers

About the UIC College of Pharmacy Heading link

The UIC College of Pharmacy is helping to shape the future of the pharmacy profession and you can be a part of it!

Chicago Campus Heading link

College of Pharmacy Chicago Campus Entrance

The Chicago campus is located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, 560 acres of hospitals, research centers, and biotech firms. It is connected to our Rockford campus through state of the art distance learning technology. The average class size is around 150, ensuring a diversity of opinion and lively discussion.

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College of Pharmacy Rockford Campus Entrance

The Rockford campus is located in a strikingly modern building where students work side by side with Nursing and Medical students. It is connected to our Chicago campus through state of the art distance learning technology. The average class size is around 50 people, ensuring you can get to know faculty and your fellow students.