Facts and Rankings

VCU School of Pharmacy

By the Numbers

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 post-doctoral programs. With satellite campuses at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and 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

96%

On-time graduation rate

96%

First-time pass rate NAPLEX licensing exam

98%

Percentage of students who would choose VCU School of Pharmacy again

92%

First-time pass rate, MPJE law licensing exam

84%

Residency and fellowship match rate

Rankings

15th

in research funding from National Institutes of Health

#17

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

Size

600

students (Pharm.D. and graduate)

$9.85

million in research funding

12

residents and fellows

3

campuses