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is pharmacy right for me? PharmD Program

Through the PharmD program, we combine innovative teaching and hands-on learning in a world premier setting to prepare students to meet the complex challenges of an ever-evolving health care landscape.

Is Research Right for Me? PhD Program

Through our PhD program you'll train alongside some of the most talented pharmaceutical scientists in the nation to address health problems affecting patient outcomes.


Ranked Pharmacy School in The Nation U.S. News & World Report, 2020


Research Funding Has More Than Doubled Since 2012


Largest Pharmacy Education & Research Building in the World

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Hear from a Graduate

Dr. Lakin Mills (Class of 2018) shares about her experience at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and how it prepared to serve her local community.

A Look at Lexington

See why Lexington was voted Top 10 Bucket List Locations by U.S. News & World Report.

Beyond the Script

See what awaits you when you join the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.

From Fields to the Clinic

Jill Kolesar, PharmD, a professor in the UK College of Pharmacy, works with others to examine compounds that may help treat a variety of cancers and even COVID-19. 



A new tool in the COVID-19 battle

UKCOP in the News

  • Innovating across the globe: a partnership in Japan

    Takako Komiyama. Komiyama graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (UKCOP) in 1987 and revolutionized pharmacy education in Japan. This feat did not come easy; Komiyama's enthusiasm, tenacity, and perseverance were integral to her success.

  • Embracing the Risks to Improve Pharmacy Education

    The transition to online learning occurred in a matter of weeks, and UKCOP faculty had little time to make crucial decisions regarding nearly every facet of education. Examinations, courses, and laboratory work were converted to online formats, some for the first time. UKCOP, in particular, faced specific challenges as health practice sites developed policies and procedures to mitigate the presence of student learners in patient-care settings.

  • From Student to Professor - One Alum's Journey

    A graduate of the Class of 2010, Doug Oyler has dedicated his time pushing the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy further and educating future generations of pharmacy students. His journey began with his residency at UK HealthCare, where he later served as a trauma pharmacist, the catalyst for his opioid research. Oyler then developed the hospital's opioid stewardship program in 2016.

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