With the resources of a Big 10 university, Iowa fosters an atmosphere of support and success.

Why Choose the UI College of Pharmacy?

HealthScience Campus

World-Renowned Healthcare Campus

Collaborate with expert healthcare providers at UI Hospitals & Clinics and five healthcare colleges -- all in our backyard!

Pharmacy Exterior Building

State-of-the-Art 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.

Fall Campus Scene

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!  

TBL Lecture

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. 

Hospital Pharmacy

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.

Palliative Care Team

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. 

Student Resources

Diversity, Inclusivity, Equity, and Community

The facility features Universal Design -- an environment to be accessed, understood, and used by all people regardless of 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.  Our vital mentor programs allow for connections and network-building. 

Brogden Lab


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. 

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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."


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Start Your Career Here!

If you are looking for a place to start your pharmacy career, earn an advanced degree, perform groundbreaking research, or further your education in a residency program, the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy should be your choice!