About the College

PHOTOThe University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy helps change the world by preparing the most outstanding students for challenging careers as pharmacy clinicians and scientists while improving the health care of all Texans through discovery and development in the research laboratories.  In 2008, U.S. News and World Report ranked the college among the elite programs of pharmaceutical education in the country.

The college has a rich history in Texas pharmacy, going back to October 1883, when the University of Texas offered the state's first pharmacy classes on the campus of the UT Medical Branch at Galveston.  In 1928, the pharmacy college moved to the UT Austin campus.

Today the college finds its home in three buildings situated in the heart of the Austin campus.  The more than 600 professional degree students and approximately 100 graduate students represent the finest of the profession's future while college faculty are recognized nationally for their research and instructional expertise.

See also: The College of Pharmacy Organizational Chart (PDF) and
                 The College of Pharmacy Assessment.



The best and brightest students are drawn to the College of Pharmacy.

> Read more about the entry-level (Pharm.D.) professional program

> Read more about the Graduate Program



College faculty have earned international acclaim for their research programs, have been cited for distinctions in teaching excellence, and serve the profession in state and national leadership roles.

> Read more about our faculty



Unlocking the mysteries of disease, developing new drug therapies, and examining the cost and delivery of these drugs are addressed through research supported by $10 million annually in grant funding.

> Read more about research

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Last Reviewed: September 14, 2011

College Information

Mailing Address:
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmacy


National Ranking

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is recognized nationally as one of the elite pharmacy programs for education and research.  The most recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report places the UT College of Pharmacy program among the top four of the more than 100 pharmacy programs in the country.

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