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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

join our small community of BIG thinkers.
One of the many great things about URI's College of Pharmacy is that we're a diverse community of scholars who work together and inspire one another in our teaching, research, practice, and service. Our big idea is to improve the quality of lifeĀ for people in our local, national, and global communities. We welcome you to join us at our beautiful campus near the ocean where you can do your very best work in brand new, cutting-edge facilities that give you the perfect resources to learn, grow, and put your ideas into practice.

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    Investing in You.

    With our 0-6 pharmacy program, you start here, you finish here.

  • two pharmacy students sitting outside talking and eating

    Building Community

    Our people make all the difference.

  • Opening New Doors.

    Our new cutting edge facilities are perfect for your big ideas.

  • Teaching With Technology.

    Technology goes way past transparencies here.

  • Leading Research.

    We’re advancing medicine, and changing the world.



which program is right for you?

Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Our B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences program prepares students for careers in the pharmaceutical, consumer products, and healthcare industries.


Graduate Programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences
We offer M.S. and Ph.D. level degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences with several specializations, as well as three joint programs.


Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
We offer the advantages of a ’0 to 6′ program, so once you enter you are guaranteed a seat until you finish, as long as you keep your grades up.



Pharmacy professors play key role in effort to prevent narcotic overdoses

Rhode Island has one of the highest opioid overdose rates in the country, but Clinical Professor Jef Bratberg and Associate Clinical Professor Kelly Orr have led efforts to reverse the trend by making the anti-overdose drug naloxone more accessible. They collaborated with health professionals and government officials to create a statewide agreement that makes naloxone available without a prescription at Rhode Island pharmacies.
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