The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy has been ranked as the fifth best pharmacy graduate program in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report’s 2009 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. The current ranking represents a move up from an eighth-place ranking in 2005.
The College of Pharmacy has a current enrollment of 497 students. A new class of 132 students will be admitted in the fall of 2008. A further increase in enrollment is anticipated when the new pharmacy building is completed in 2010. The new building will have three times the space of the current facility and will be equipped with the latest in wireless technology, state-of-the-art research and teaching laboratories, classrooms and auditoriums.
UK’s College of Pharmacy shares the No. 5 ranking with Ohio State University, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the University of Washington. The University of California at San Francisco placed first, followed by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Minnesota and the University of Texas at Austin.