Unsurpassed Excellence

Since 1885 the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy has been advancing distinction in pharmacy education, discovery, and healthcare delivery, training the highest quality pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists. 


National Ranking

We boast a top twenty ranking out of 143 pharmacy schools!

Our Commitment

The UI College of Pharmacy is committed to fostering, facilitating, and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all our endeavors.

Charles Iles

Build Leadership Skills

Charles Iles, Class of 2025

Iowa Pharmacy stands out for the leadership it instills in its students every day. At Iowa, we have an abundant amount of research, connections, and top faculty to enhance our experience. Iowa equips students with the necessary skills to excel wherever we choose to practice.”

Sanika Jadhav

Explore Diverse Research Opportunities

Sanika Jadhav, PhD Student

The PhD program allows you to choose a research project that aligns with your research interests and to learn from distinguished and dedicated faculties with well diverse backgrounds.”

Jose Rodriguez

Be Innovative

Jose Rodriguez, Class of 2023

Iowa Pharmacy is a world leader in practice transformation, research development, and innovation. If there is something new brewing in the pharmacy world, there is a big chance Iowa is involved.

Emily Weyenberg

Learn in a "Pharmily" Atmosphere

Emily Weyenberg, Class of 2025

"I was introduced to the term, “Pharmily”, meaning pharmacy family, during my interview session. That term really describes the atmosphere at the College. All the faculty are on your side and want to see you succeed and the collaborative environment with your peers really makes learning easier!"

A Few of Our Favorite Things....

Students recently responded to the question:

"What is your favorite thing about the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy?"

Learn more about why you should choose Iowa too!

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News and Announcements

Chins Brogden Letendre

Brogden Named Ting-Fong and Nei-Jia Chin Professor in Pharmaceutics

Monday, November 27, 2023
Associate Professor Nicole Brogden named the Ting-Fong and Nei-Jia Chin Professor in Pharmaceutics, receives NIH grant.
APhA-ASP administers flu shots

PharmD Students Offer Flu Vaccinations in Community

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Get your flu shot from one of our amazing pharmacy students this fall!
Peer Mentors

Mentoring Makes a Difference

Monday, October 23, 2023
Mentorship is an essential aspect of the Doctor of Pharmacy program, intentionally focused on the growth and development of students.

Upcoming Events

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SNPhA Remember the Ribbon AIDS/HIV Awareness Event

Friday, December 1, 2023 12:30pm to 1:30pm
College of Pharmacy Building
College of Pharmacy student members of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) will host a Remember the Ribbon event in honor of National AIDS Awareness Day on Dec. 1. Guest speaker Ben Miskle, clinical assistant professor, will speak on harm reduction, AIDS/HIV stigma, and the role of pharmacists with the disease.  All PharmD students are welcome to attend.
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Rho Chi 100th Anniversary Event

Friday, December 1, 2023 3:30pm to 4:30pm
College of Pharmacy Building
The Delta chapter of Rho Chi, an international honor society for pharmaceutical sciences, will celebrate its 100th birthday with an event on Dec. 1. The first induction of members in the chapter occurred in 1923. It included influential pharmacy leaders such as Zada Mary Cooper, Wilbur Teeters, and Rudolph Kuever.
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Iowa Reception at ASHP Midyear

Monday, December 4, 2023 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Hilton Anaheim
Join your Iowa pharmacy family, friends, and colleagues from across the country at the Iowa Reception during the ASHP 2023 Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition. Event time is 5:30–7 p.m. (PST).
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College of Pharmacy PSET Seminar Series: Atul Saluja, PhD

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 11:30am
College of Pharmacy Building
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host a seminar presented by:  Atul Saluja, PhD VP & Global Head of Injectables MSAT Sanofi Framingham, Massachusetts Seminar Title: "Biologics Combination Products Necessitate Integrated Development Combining Molecule, Formulation, Process and Device Design" All are welcome to attend.
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BMindful Holy Days: Buddha's Enlightenment Day (Buddhism)

Friday, December 8, 2023 (all day)
University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children to...