Doctor of Pharmacy

Our zero-6 PharmD program stresses critical thinking, active learning, and clinical experience to prepare you for practice in a variety of professional settings. The clinical portion of the program provides you with hands-on experience in hospitals, nursing homes, community pharmacies, government institutions, home healthcare settings, pharmacy benefits management companies, and other industries. We will work with you to place you in early and advanced experience practice sites that are aligned with your educational and career goals.

Program Director

Clinical Professor

Office: 225D


Joint Degrees


Our students are involved in a wide range of activities that include their participation in student organizations affiliated with the College. We encourage our students to have a breadth of experiences beyond the classroom, including participation in international educational opportunities and attending and presenting at professional conferences.


The College is engaged in active assessment of all of its academic programs. We continuously collect and analyze data so that we can demonstrate that our programs are meeting expectations of both internal and external stakeholders. The College also surveys the graduating class each year to obtain their feedback on the Pharm.D. program and to learn their post-graduation plans.

  • Class of 2028

    418Highly qualified students applied for 130 places
    4.03Average High School GPA
    33%Students of color


    Graduated Class of 2022
    88%On-Time Graduation Rate
    86%First time NAPLEX Pass Rate (80% National Average)
    99%Employment Rate on Graduation (98% National Average)
    92%Postdoctoral Residency Placement Rate (76% National Average)
    Lowest Instate & Out of State
    Tuition and Fees
    in the Northeast
    $94,672 / $166,760 respective totals
    P1-P4 years
    (AACP 2022)

    Experiential Education

    Approximately 480 preceptors contributed to our experiential education program (both introductory and advanced practice experiences) during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

In accordance with the 2019 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, URI hereby discloses that the URI Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), meets the educational requirements for licensure as a Pharmacist in all U.S. States and Territories. The applicable licensing board in your state may impose additional non-educational requirements on candidates prior to granting a license (e.g., passing of an exam; obtaining a certificate; performing clinical/practicum hours; etc.), and we encourage you to investigate those requirements.