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About us

The WSU College of Pharmacy 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 (Pharm.D.) and Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Ph.D.). The College relocated from Pullman to the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane in December 2013. In 2015 the College of Pharmacy opened the Doctor of Pharmacy program extension on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus in Yakima.

We currently have just under 650 student pharmacists and graduate students, and over 3,000 alumni.

Our Mission

To advance human health 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

Total external research dollars (includes NIH, other federal agencies, other peer-reviewed organizations, industry, and other non-peer reviewed organizations) [Updated 10/06/2016]
YearFunding
FY2016:$6,780,000
FY2015:$6,074,039
FY2014:$8,099,962
FY2013:$4,557,213
FY2012:$3,314,016

The WSU College of Pharmacy is currently ranked 33rd for FY2016 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 
Staff:44
Doctor of Pharmacy:
620
Faculty:76Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences:28
Adjunct:212