One College, Two Campuses, Unlimited Opportunities
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Why attend UIC’s Rockford Campus?
- Competitive in-state tuition for ALL students coupled with a lower cost of living in Rockford
- A small class size of 30-35 students where faculty will know your name and you will know all your classmates
- An excellent faculty to student ratio where you work with world class faculty
- A diverse and inclusive environment; 30% of our first year class are from under represented minority groups
- Interprofessional opportunities with students from our Colleges of Medicine and Nursing
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# 7 ranked college of pharmacy in the U.S.
Top 10 nationally in matching graduates into ASHP residencies
# 7 ranked college of pharmacy in research grant funding
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Experience the Rockford Health Science Campus
The College of Pharmacy is considered One College. Two Campuses. with unlimited opportunities. Applicants select the campus environment that is right for them. Graduates from each campus benefit from the same accreditation, rankings, and reputation a degree from UIC provides.
Students on the Rockford Health Science Campus have ample opportunities to pursue extracurricular and leadership roles, as well as participate in research, and clinical and service-based hands-on learning. In addition to the College’s close ties to the Colleges of Medicine and Nursing in Rockford, the College is connected to a variety of major health-systems, community pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and other organizations where students gain excellent experiences. Those interested in a career in rural pharmacy can choose to be admitted to the Rural Pharmacy Concentration (RPHARM) based on the Rockford campus.
Illinois’ fourth-largest city, Rockford is ranked one of the 15 best places to move to and is known for its low cost of living, many parks and forest preserves, sports, theaters, museums, restaurants, and other “big city amenities” in the context of a small-town feel. Explore the City of Rockford and see what Rockford has to offer! Plan a virtual or in person visit with the College of Pharmacy HERE.
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UIC Health Sciences Campus includes the Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine, and Nursing. Being so closely associated with the other colleges on campus leads to unique interprofessional education opportunities in Rockford.
The campus is located on 20 tree-lined acres. The facilities include state of the art classrooms with live video conferencing capabilities, teaching and research labs, modern compounding and dispensing labs, patient and mannequin simulation centers, ample study space, and more!
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I was able to develop strong personal relationships with faculty which led to research and experiential opportunities that expanded my clinical skill set.Class of 2019|
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The way the faculty, students, and student affairs staff treated me during the UIC Summer Pharmacy Institute and how much they value diversity made UIC and the Rockford campus my top choice for pharmacy school.Class of 2023|