#1 Pharmacy School in Illinois
The UIC College of Pharmacy is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #6 college in the country overall based on US News and World Report’s most recent rankings. But our excellence goes beyond rankings. You see it every day in the world-class faculty, brilliant researchers and amazing students. It’s the spark inside everyone at the UIC College of Pharmacy the drives us to change the face of healthcare.
One College, Two Campuses, Unlimited Opportunities.
The UIC College of Pharmacy is made up of two campuses, Chicago and Rockford. They are separated by about 95 miles, but connected by the latest distance learning technology and the desire to produce the next generation of pharmacy leaders.
Students on both campuses…
- receive the same education
- have active student organizations
- perform amazing public service for their communities
- have research and residency opportunities
- receive the same degree upon completion
That is how we’ve been taking students from classroom to career since 1859!
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.
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.
Committed to Diversity
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion actively promotes recruitment, retention, and advancement of a diverse population at the UIC College of Pharmacy. The sharing of diverse ideas and perspectives is essential to the development of future leaders in health care to better serve our communities, and nation.
Urban Health Program
The UIC College of Pharmacy is proud to be a part of the Urban Health Program (UHP). The program, established in 1978, recruits and supports students from underrepresented minority groups looking to get into health-related careers. The UHP provides focused support and resources related to recruitment and retention efforts. The ultimate goal is to train professionals dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare in underserved urban areas.