UB pharmacy school ranked as a top 15 school

Pharmacy Building.

Pharmacy Building, UB South Campus

For release: March 17, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences was ranked No.14 by U.S. News & World Report in its ranking of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) schools and programs.

“It’s gratifying to see this recognition of the excellence of our pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences programs by our peers.”
James M. O'Donnell, PhD, Dean
UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

UB still maintains its spot as the No.1 ranked school of pharmacy in New York State. The school is up eight places from 2016 and is proud to be in the Top 15 highest ranked pharmacy schools in the nation.

“It’s gratifying to see this recognition of the excellence of our pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences programs by our peers,” says Dean James M. O’Donnell, PhD. “This results from the outstanding contributions of our faculty, staff and students, as well as our many partners at UB, our clinical sites, and in the community. I look forward to many future accomplishments in research, education, clinical practice and community outreach.”

The PharmD schools and programs ranking is part of U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of “America’s Best Schools.” A number of other graduate programs at the University at Buffalo were ranked as well. 

For over 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and is ranked #14 In the United States and #1 in New York State by US News & World Report.

Media Contact Information

Rebecca Brierley
Assistant Dean, External Affairs
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Tel: 716-645-6965
brierley@buffalo.edu