Established in 1951
The College of Pharmacy of the University of Arkansas was established at the beginning of the 1951-52 academic year in response to demand for well-prepared individuals in practical and theoretical pharmacy and interrelated subjects.
Ranked #31 out of 134
Ranked #31 out of 134 pharmacy schools by the U.S. News & World Report “Best Grad Schools”
The UAMS College of Pharmacy’s chapter of the American Pharmacists Association –Academy of Student Pharmacists is a Six-time winner of the American Pharmacists Association national chapter of the year award.
NCPA Foundation-UAMS Pharmacy Ownership and Leadership Academy
The NCPA Foundation-UAMS POLA is offered to student pharmacists nationwide. This Academy is a week-long experience that helps to prepare students to be successful independent pharmacy owners.
345 students in the program in 2021-2022. There was $306,090 in scholarships and awards given for the 2021-2022 academic year. 82% four-year on-time graduation rate for the class of 2021.
93.8% NAPLEX first-time pass rate
(North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination) National first-time passrate is 88.4% — Class of 2020
$104,630 Average Salary
64% of the Class of 2021 accepted a position prior to graduation with an average salary of $104,630.
Five Time Winner
Five-Time Winner of the National Community Pharmacists Association’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.– Most wins in the competition’s history.
– Seven times in the top 3.
– Eleven times in the top 10.
72% of Practicing Pharmacists in Arkansas
72% of practicing pharmacists in Arkansas are graduates of the UAMS College of Pharmacy.
$9,640In-state tuition for 2021-2022 per semester
$12,050Out-of-state regional tuition (LA, MO, MS, OK, TN and TX) per semester.
Out-of-state non-regional tuition per semester.
College of Pharmacy researchers are funded by the National Institutes of Health, American Cancer Society, Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, along with other national/international agencies and foundations working to advance biomedical research and drug development, and to mitigate side effects of cancer therapies. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy All Grant Funding Ranking 46 of 118 colleges/schools of pharmacy with grant funding.