University of Florida College of Pharmacy

University of Florida
College of Pharmacy
Established 1923
Type Pharmacy school
Parent institution Health Science Center
Academic affiliation University of Florida
Location Gainesville, Florida,
United States
Dean Julie A. Johnson
Academic staff 98
Students 1,245
Alumni 14,000+

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is the pharmacy school of the University of Florida. The College of Pharmacy was founded in 1923 and is located on the university's Gainesville, Florida main campus. The college offers the entry-level Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree as the first professional degree for students entering the profession. Additionally, the college offers the Working Professional PharmD (WPPD) program for bachelor's-trained pharmacists already in practice. Additionally, various graduate degrees are offered. The professional program is fully accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education. Since 2011 the college has been offering online degree programs at the graduate level, graduating 2,200 students by 2014.[1]

The College of Pharmacy is one of six schools that compose the J. Hillis Miller Health Science Center. In addition, there are three off-campus sites in Jacksonville, Saint Petersburg, and Orlando. However, there are plans to phase out the Saint Petersburg Campus at the end of the 2018 academic year.

U.S. News & World Report (2016 edition)

U.S. News & World Report ranks the College of Pharmacy at 9th overall.

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