in the country

(U.S News & World Report)


2023 NAPLEX pass rate


2024 residency acceptance



2024 placement

rate for residencies, fellowships and postgrad education


on-time graduation



2023 MPJE pass rate


in NIH funding


million in NIH


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PhD and PharmD students at VCU School of Pharmacy learn lab skills they need to become pharmacists and researchers. PhD and PharmD students at VCU School of Pharmacy learn lab skills they need to become pharmacists and researchers.
Welcome to the Future

A great career in medicine

Pharmacy is an exciting, dynamic health-care profession. Pharmacists are experts in medicines of all kinds. Pharmacists find careers in pharmaceuticals, nuclear pharmacy, psychiatric pharmacy, transplant medicine, and many more. Pharmacists love their jobs and report high satisfaction rates. The average pharmacist earns more than $120,000 a year. The unemployment rate in pharmacy is 2%. Employment in pharmacy is projected to grow by 6% by 2026 in the U.S.

Student Voices

Resiliency and hard work
make pharmacy school attainable

VCU School of Pharmacy Pharm.D. student Jalynn Mabry talks about her path to pharmacy school and how she navigates challenges she faces in the classroom to make her a better practitioner. Pharmacy school isn't easy, but she knows that understanding and applying the material matter more than getting a specific grade.
David Vu Learning in action

David Vu, Pharm.D

Class of 2018

Learning in action

How David got involved with VCU HealthHacks

I joined the Healthcare Innovation Technology Student Interest Group at VCU School of Medicine a few months ago.

Krista Donohoe

Krista Donohoe, Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor

Teaching in action

Why Dr. Donohoe choose pharmacy

I taught eighth-grade science before applying to pharmacy school. During pharmacy school, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in academia.

Dayanjan Wisejinghe

Dayanjan Wijesinghe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research in action

How Dr. Wijesinghe's work contributes to a new future of patient care

The interdisciplinary VCU team hopes the use of mass spectrometry to analyze patients’ medications will become common practice.

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Benjamin Van Tassell, Pharm.D.

Associate Professor

Service in action

How Dr. Van Tassell outreach project transforms lives

Like most things in life, it’s all about relationships. At VCU, we embrace the connections that link us together.

How we make it happen