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Live and Learn in the Heart of the Health Sciences

An independent, private institution, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis is uniquely situated on nearly nine acres within the Washington University Medical School campus. Surrounded by some of the nation’s most respected hospitals, clinics, colleges and research facilities, UHSP provides an inspiring environment for discovering your own path to a health care career.

View of the quad in the fall
Aerial image of UHSP and the Washington University Medical Campus
Aerial view of UHSP's Jones Hall part of the larger biomedical complex
Washington University School of Medicine front view of building

Building Collaborative Partnerships

UHSP’s partnerships with neighboring institutions gives students, faculty and staff unparalleled access to the best in education, research and networking opportunities. We’re proud to be counted among these leading centers for patient care and health care education:

○ Barnes-Jewish Hospital
○ Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
○ Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center
○ St. Louis Children’s Hospital
○ Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College

Our Centers for Research

UHSP is home to a number of collaborative academic and research centers, founded in partnership with respected institutions like Washington University School of Medicine and Goldfarb School of Nursing. Through these centers, we’re working to advance research that meets the needs of the University and our community, establishing UHSP at the forefront of pharmacy and health sciences education and discovery.

The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis's campus.
outside of Cortex Innovation Community Building

The Heart of Business Innovation

UHSP’s neighbor to the east is the Cortex Innovation Community, a 200-acre hub of business, biomedical and technology advancement. Developed around the idea that we can all accomplish more when we work together, Cortex is an internationally respected hub for innovation and entrepreneurship that is helping to drive economic growth in St. Louis.

Here are just a few of the innovators that call Cortex home:

○ BioGenerator Accelerator Labs
○ Cofactor GenomicsDuPont Nutrition & Health – Protein Solution
○ FDA Division of Pharmaceutical Analysis
○ Microsoft

Central West End

Enjoy the best of city living while earning a world-class education. UHSP is conveniently located in St. Louis’ Central West End neighborhood, home to some of the area’s best restaurants and shops, unique homes and apartments and Forest Park, named the number one city park in the United States.

chase apartments central west end in st. louis
Aerial view of Forest Park in St. Louis

More About Forest Park

A short five-minute walk from campus you’ll find St. Louis’ beloved Forest Park. One of the largest urban parks in the nation, Forest Park is home to free attractions such as the Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis Science Center and Saint Louis Zoo. In the summer, residents flock to The Muny, the country’s largest outdoor theater, for a series of Broadway-style musical productions.

The park also features tennis courts, golf courses, a winter ice skating rink and miles of pedestrian and cycling trails, making it a favorite destination for outdoor recreation.

Experience UHSP’s vibrant neighborhood for yourself