Pursue Greatness

By pushing boundaries in research areas, our students are taking a leading role in advancing science. We provide a world-class and top-ranked education to future pharmaceutical scientists.

At a Glance

#4 In the nation for total funding per the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

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$27,000 Minimum stipend for graduate research assistants with additional awards available

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Pushing Boundaries, Advancing Science


Discover Greatness

Students in our pharmaceutical sciences graduate program train alongside world renowned researchers to discover and improve new drug targets, novel drug molecules and drug therapies to treat disease.

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Research Across the Drug Life Cycle


UF Pharmacy hosts its 32nd Annual Research Showcase

The showcase featured 81 poster presentations, nine oral competition finalists and a keynote presentation from Stanford University’s Russ B. Altman, M.D., Ph.D.

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Select Your Research Path


Five Concentrations Offered

Pharmaceutical Sciences offers five interrelated training opportunities involving the entire life cycle of a drug.

College NEWS

Dr. Jane Aldrich named fellow of the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society, or ACS, has appointed Jane Aldrich, Ph.D., as a fellow. ACS will honor Aldrich, along with the rest of its 2019 fellows — a cohort of 70…

Board of Governors selects UF to lead medical marijuana research consortium

The State University System of Florida Board of Governors has selected the University of Florida to lead a statewide consortium studying health outcomes related to medical marijuana. UF will lead…

UF College of Pharmacy lands in the Top 5 of national research rankings

University of Florida College of Pharmacy research funding reached a record $23.7 million in 2018, moving the college into the Top 5 of the national pharmacy college research rankings. The…

NIDA awards UF College of Pharmacy additional $3.4 million kratom grant

Although kratom is seen as a possible remedy for drug addiction, it’s typically associated with harm in western countries but not in those in Southeast Asia where its leaves have…