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Multicultural Experiences and Global Opportunities

At University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, we focus on cultural awareness and the importance of interacting with people from diverse backgrounds.

It’s what makes our students better health care providers and truly educated people.

From providing free health screenings in the St. Louis community to partnering with local organizations to provide children living with Type 1 diabetes with a fun, sugar-free Halloween, we are committed to helping the medically underserved and building stronger, healthier communities.

Our students build upon those local experiences and expand their horizons through international experiences and outreach. 

These experiences showcase the global impact our students can have as health care providers and professionals.

Fostering Inclusion

The Multicultural Center provides a dedicated space for an inclusive, nondiscriminatory, safe and welcoming environment for the entire campus community.

The Multicultural Center works to connect and engage the wider community through activities and thoughtful panel discussions on a variety of topics, providing a supportive and enriching space for growth, learning and leadership at the University.

Learn more about the MCC.

Liberal Arts Convocations

Through the Liberal Arts Convocations series, you will be exposed to art and culture from performers of diverse backgrounds including:

  • Gabrielle Tesfaye, multimedia artist
  • Matika Wilbur, photographer
  • Bill Hayes, author
  • And many more

Learn more about Liberal Arts Convocations.

International Service Learning

Through international service learning opportunities, you have the chance to travel on faculty-led international experiences and complete work with an approved non-governmental organization such as Habitat for Humanity International.

You will explore your own values while also learning about the population you’re serving.

Learn more about International Service Learning.

Exploring a Global Perspective

Through the Diversity and Global Citizenship Living Learning Community, in the North Residence Hall, first-year students are able to participate in a wide variety of on and off campus programming and enroll in the same Foundations of Learning course and then global heritage course.

Discover more about housing.

During the 2018-19 school year:

  • UHSP faculty completed scholarly work and service in 19 countries
  • 49 students participated in international advanced pharmacy practice experiences in 10 countries
  • The University welcomed six international visitors and scholars from South Africa and India
  • 23 students participated in international service learning programs

Learn more about international opportunities for students.


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If you’re ready to get started, schedule a campus visit or begin your application today!

For questions, contact the Office of Admissions at 314.446.8328 or admissions@uhsp.edu.

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