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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
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.

Our academic and research centers include:
Center for Clinical Pharmacology
Center for Health Outcomes Research and Education
Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at Washington University Medical Campus
Center for Patient Education and Health Literacy
Office of Research on Aging

University of Health Science and Pharmacy in St. Louis quad
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

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