Our Vision

We are driven to be a preeminent college of pharmacy in the world. Our world begins in Iowa.

Our Mission

The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy will excel in educating the next generation of leaders in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences.

To accomplish our mission, we are committed to

  • Continuously enhancing our caring, compassionate and collaborative culture where students are the focus.
  • Creating and disseminating knowledge through discovery, development and translation into practice of new advances in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences and the provision of service.
  • Developing leaders in pharmacy to address the medication and health needs of the citizens of Iowa and beyond.

  • Attracting and retaining the highest quality students, faculty and staff.

  • Strategically establishing partnerships and alliances to advance our mission.

Our Core Values

Discover, Learn, and Grow Together (Collaboration)

The UI College of Pharmacy recognizes the power of synergy in raising the level of health care for Iowa, and beyond. We are committed to interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration, fostering an environment of teamwork and breakthrough thinking.

Build Excellence

Our students, faculty, and friends are encouraged to explore and discover who they want to be in the world of pharmacy and to develop the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to realize their dreams. We believe each of us has the potential to make a real and lasting difference, and we strive to help every member of our community reach his or her potential – to discover their own personal excellence.

Achieve Outcomes that Matter

When it comes to innovation, the college has a clear, distinctive philosophy. Through education, research, and patient care, we steadfastly pursue solutions to pressing challenges that matter to the people we serve. From the discovery of new drug therapies to groundbreaking delivery models for patient care, we are advancing the world of pharmacy.