MISSION, VISION, VALUES
Pursuing Extraordinary for Over 150 Years
We’ve come a long way from a rented classroom in the St. Louis Medical College to the state-of-the-art campus that University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis calls home today. Throughout all the growth and the moves, UHSP has stayed true to our purpose to improve the health of our communities by educating the health care leaders of tomorrow.
At UHSP, it is our mission to educate and advance communities of discovery to foster a healthier society. As we strive to improve community health worldwide, we aspire to make UHSP the institution of choice for students, faculty and staff across a range of health care practices and fields, with an inspiring culture that drives success.
University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis will be a transformational leader in health education and research.
To create an environment where UHSP becomes the institution of choice for students, faculty and staff across a range of health care practices and fields. A stronger culture will help us all to drive the success and retention of all stakeholders.
Our Core Values
Our core values are UHSP’s inner compass, the guardrails that keep us on our path, making steady progress toward our ever-expanding mission.
An Extraordinary Legacy
When we were founded in 1864 as St. Louis College of Pharmacy, UHSP was the first college of pharmacy chartered west of the Mississippi River. More than 150 years later, UHSP has played an integral role in the advancement of health care education in the U.S. and worldwide.
Through times of war, economic depression and pandemic, UHSP has persevered and triumphed with innovation, evolution and a pioneering spirit. Our constant pursuit of excellence, insatiable curiosity and commitment to our students and community have always been the guiding light for our growth and expansion.