Why Choose the UI College of Pharmacy?
New College of Pharmacy Building
Start your career in a space designed with the student in mind. Flexible classrooms are conducive to student-led learning. Research labs include ample space for growth and collaboration. The facility is focused on inclusivity and fostering a sense of community.
Location, Location, Location
Iowa City offers the comfort of a small town with the energy, diversity, and culture of a larger community. Over 70 restaurants and coffee shops, locally-owned boutiques, performance venues, and art galleries are steps away. It’s no surprise that Iowa City is consistently ranked one of the best!
Build Your Excellence
Our PharmD program has a strong grounding in science with a discovery component, interprofessional classes, exploration of career choices, exposure to leadership opportunities and professional networks.
Conduct Research in a Big Ten University
Our transformative research program includes fundamental and translational research in drug discovery, drug development, and biomedical science. Work with campus and Big 10 colleagues to improve healthcare! As one of the nation's top public research universities, students work one-on-one with world-renowned faculty.
Focus on Hospice and Palliative Care
The College is a national leader and is one of the first in the nation to create a Palliative Care add-on certificate and a Post-Graduate Palliative Care and Pain Management Pharmacy Residency.
The new facility features Universal Design -- an environment to be accessed, understood, and used by all people regardless of their age, size, ability, or disability -- the first health science educational facility in the U.S. to do so. Students have ample space to study and collaborate in small group settings. Our vital mentor programs allow for connections
Discovery together -- we recognize the power of synergy in raising the level of healthcare for Iowa and beyond. The College is committed to interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration, fostering an environment of teamwork.
campus building To implement Universal Design
PhD Placement Rate
PhD graduates find successful careers in industry, academic, or government regulation.
"Home to Fortune 500 companies, scrappy startups and a world-famous arts scene, no matter your dream, you can make it happen in Iowa City."