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Washington State University

About us

The WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS) was founded in 1891, and has been accredited since 1912. We are a graduate and professional education college.

Our main degree programs include the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine. The college relocated from Pullman to the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane in December 2013. In 2015 the CPPS established the Doctor of Pharmacy program extension on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus in Yakima.

We currently have over 500 student pharmacists and graduate students, and over 3,600 alumni.

Our mission

To improve health in our community through excellence in collaborative research, scholarship, and clinical education, and to develop outstanding health care professionals and scientists.

Our vision

To be a leader in advancing, promoting, and protecting human health.

Research funding

YearAACP Ranking*Total Funding

*Ranking out of all pharmacy schools in the country by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) in terms of NIH funding. This ranking is used as a simple measure of scholarly productivity.

Facts & figures

Employees Students 
Doctor of Pharmacy:
Faculty:72PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine:30