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A World-Class Education for an Extraordinary Future

At University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, we have been committed for more than 150 years to providing health care education that pushes the envelope.

Starting with your first day on campus, you’ll study the world through the lens of health care. From biochemistry to history to sociology, your classes are designed to help you become an exceptional health care professional and a well-rounded person.

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A Holistic Approach to Health Sciences Education

Health care is anything but a one-size-heals-all field. That’s why UHSP approaches health sciences and pharmacy education from a 360° perspective. With four colleges, more than 15 degree programs, and a variety of research and experiential learning opportunities, UHSP lets you tailor your education to match your goals. So, you can serve the world in your own unique way.

A History of Excellence

Founded as St. Louis College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy chartered west of the Mississippi River, UHSP has been educating new generations of health science leaders since 1864. When you choose UHSP, you will join a community of scholars dedicated to building a healthier world, writing the next chapter of our history.

In our commitment to cultivating a community of students, faculty, staff and alumni who are unafraid to share their unique ideas, skills and passions that inspire and promote growth, we hope to discover new ways to address society’s most pressing problems.

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College of Arts and Sciences
Whether your dreams lead to graduate or professional school or straight into the workplace, a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from UHSP will provide a solid foundation for a rewarding future.
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St. Louis College of Pharmacy
For more than 150 years, St. Louis College of Pharmacy has prepared students to provide evidence-based, patient-centered care in any practice setting. Offering three pathways to a Pharm.D., UHSP’s flagship program ranks well above the national average for candidates matched to a PGY1 residency program.
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College of Global Population Health
Home to the U.S.’s first college of global population health, UHSP prepares students to become leaders with the knowledge and the will to transform the health of communities locally and worldwide. Students can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Data Science, Public Health or Health Care Administration.
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College of Graduate Studies
Our College of Graduate Studies is creating and expanding new pathways for both UHSP undergraduates and transfer students to pursue extraordinary through a master’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry or Global Health and Equity.
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Professional Pathways
Through partnerships with leading health care institutions, UHSP offers several opportunities to pursue your professional goals in medicine, dentistry, physical therapy and more.

Mentors, Teachers, Advisors

With an average teacher-to-student ratio of 7:1, UHSP provides an ideal learning environment for students interested in the health sciences.

Here, you’ll learn from professionals who are expert instructors, researchers and clinicians. Faculty hold terminal degrees in their fields and pride themselves on offering personal attention to their students. Whether in the classroom, lab or out in the community, you will receive individualized guidance and support as you pursue your goals.