R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy

R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy

We are educating the next generation of pharmacists, creating solutions to improve patient care and conducting research to advance drug discovery for better health and science.

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Years of Excellence


National Institutes of Health Grants and Contracts
2022-2023 Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research Rankings


Graduation Rate PharmD Class of 2023

The College of Pharmacy embraces an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. Through research, the creation of innovative educational programs and identifying new ways to approach complex problems, the College improves health and health care for people around the world.

Rick Schnellmann, PhD
Dean, R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy

Dean Schnellmann
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Our Students

The College of Pharmacy is home to a range of innovative programs and training for pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists. From pharmacy careers to non-traditional jobs, a pharmacy degree gives you flexibility and marketability to work in a variety of industries.

Our Faculty

Our faculty is recognized across the country and internationally for their scholarship in their disciplines and leadership in their professions. The College has nearly 45 full-time faculty members, and approximately 1,100 preceptors provide experiential training to students at nearly 600 clinical sites throughout Arizona.

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Our Research

Our research results in the development of new therapies and standards of care, and areas of excellence include drug discovery and development, health and pharmaceutical outcomes, pharmacology, toxicology and environmental health.