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.
The UIC College of Pharmacy is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 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 that drives us to change the face of healthcare.
The UIC College of Pharmacy is made up of two campuses, Chicago and Rockford. They are separated by 90 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!
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!
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.