Facts and Rankings

Top quality

World-class pharmacy education right here in Virginia.

The VCU School of Pharmacy is one of the nation's top-ranked programs, known worldwide for launching thousands of health sciences careers. The school offers a strong curriculum focused on improving patient care through pharmaceutical research and state-of-the-art practice. Students study in master's, doctoral and postdoctoral programs. With a satellite campus at the Inova Health System in Northern Virginia, the VCU School of Pharmacy is based in the VCU Health campus in Richmond, Virginia, and aligned with the hospitals, clinics and research of VCU Health. The school is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

SUCCESS

88%

2023 NAPLEX pass rate for 1st time takers

100%

2023 Residency acceptance rate

95%

On-time graduation rate

Rankings

12th

in research funding from National Institutes of Health

#19

pharmacy school in the country U.S. News & World Report

Size

550

Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.S. students

$10.5

million in research funding

12

residents and fellows

2

campuses

Class of 2024 Demographics

101

Students

19-42

Ages

$2.5

million in scholarships

21

Languages spoken

40%

Caucasian

29%

Asian

20%

African American

10%

Latinx