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Rockford Campus

One College, Two Campuses, Unlimited Opportunities

New Cutting-Edge Facilities, Diverse Student Body, and Small Class Sizes Characterizes the Rockford Campus Experience Heading link

In state tuition



  • 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

A Letter from the Rockford Dean

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Rockford students

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.

The Rockford Health Science Campus provides in-state tuition rates to out-of-state and international students through the College of Pharmacy Tuition Scholarship.

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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Interprofessional Collaboration with Other Health Professions Heading link

Ariel view of Rockford Campus

The College is part of the UIC Health Sciences Campus which includes the Colleges of 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 auditoriums, state of the art classrooms and conference rooms with live video conferencing capabilities, teaching and research laboratories, modern compounding and dispensing labs, counseling rooms, patient and mannequin simulation centers, media services, a gym, student lounge and study space, and the Crawford Library of Health Sciences.

Rockford student, Amolee

I was able to develop strong personal relationships with faculty which led to research and experiential opportunities that expanded my clinical skill set.

Dr. Amolee Patel  |  Class of 2019
Rockford student, Jomar

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.

Jomar Medina Ortiz  |  Class of 2023

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1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, Illinois 61107
Riverside view of Rockford, Illinois