Class will start fall 2024 at WSU Spokane with 50 seats available in the inaugural class.
Washington State University College of

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Welcome to the forefront of health care innovation on the West Coast. At the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, we are singularly devoted to bridging the rural health care divide. We drive progress in clinical practice, empowering pharmacies nationwide and worldwide. Pioneering breakthroughs in molecular therapeutics, drug metabolism, and drug discovery, we’re shaping the future of health care and pharmaceutical science. Join us on this transformative journey.

Our Degree Programs


Our Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences opens up a world of opportunities for you to pursue a career in health care or pharmaceutical research and drug development.

Doctor of Pharmacy

Do you want to help people live longer, healthier lives? Learn about the various career pathways a PharmD degree can offer you.

PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine

Whether you want to pursue the latest breakthrough in drug therapy for cancer or understand the impact of natural drug products, our PhD programs gives you the opportunity to work with world-renowned experts in their fields.

Featured News

Closing the Gap in Rural Health Care 

There are 14 million people living in medically underserved areas in the US. More than 20% of those people are in Washington state with over 600 new providers needed to eliminate the gap in access to care. Our Rural Health Initiative (RHI) is the only program on the West Coast dedicated to addressing the rural health care gap, locally and nationally.

Fast Facts

#10 ranked Best Pharmacy Schools in the Far Western U.S. Region

According to

100% 2023 PhD and MS students who were employed at graduation
100% incoming students received a scholarship
91% 15-year average NAPLEX pass rate

2023 NAPLEX first-time pass rate: 83%

2023 national average: 79%

Data Source

120K+ pharmacy technicians trained across the US using WSU’s course on immunizations, the gold standard for pharmacies in the nation
86% 2023 PharmD students who were employed at graduation

Students who were actively seeking employment with jobs, residencies, fellowships, pending offers, and/or in negotiations

84% on-time graduation rate
450K+ total scholarships awarded each year
130+ year history in educating future pharmacist

Our Commitment to Inclusivity and Access to Health Care

The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is committed to being a leader in advancing, promoting, and protecting human health that is grounded in representing, in all dimensions, the populations it serves as an inclusive and diverse community. 

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