Drake University’s pharmacy program, part of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, tied for fifth place among private institutions in new rankings published in the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”
Last updated in 2012, the U.S. News & World Report rankings for pharmacy schools are based exclusively on ratings from academic representatives at schools of pharmacy across the U.S. Deans, department chairs and faculty members from more than 125 colleges and schools of pharmacy were surveyed for the 2017 rankings. In the overall rankings, which are dominated by large, public research institutions, Drake was 47th.
“This rating recognizes our talented pharmacy faculty, staff and students as we seek to achieve our mission of preparing today’s learners to be tomorrow’s leaders,” says Renae Chesnut, dean of the college. “Our efforts have had an impact and it is gratifying that our program has been recognized by our peers at other pharmacy programs across the country.”
The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences provides an intellectually stimulating learning environment with collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff. Graduates are liberally educated professionals who are dedicated to serving their clients, patients, profession, and community. The college emphasizes excellence and leadership in professional education, service, and scholarship.
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The complete U.S. News & World Report ranking list, as well as explanations of ranking methodologies, can be found on the U.S. News & World Report website.