Located in the largest urban medical district in the U.S. and ranked #6 among the nation’s best pharmacy schools by U.S. News & World Report.


Chicago & Rockford, Illinois

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Ranked #7 in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding.

68 different scholarships are available for PharmD students.

Urban Pharmacy and Rural Pharmacy programs aim to address issues facing urban and rural communities.

The Illinois Medical District consists of 560 acres of research facilities, labs, four major hospitals, two medical universities and more than 40 healthcare-related facilities.

UIC established The Urban Health Program in 1978 to recruit and support underrepresented minority groups in graduate and professional degree programs.

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