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Rhode Island Pharmacy School Programs

Why Study Pharmacy in Rhode Island?

When it comes to Pharmacy school, Rhode Island has some great options. Whether you’re a Rhode Island resident or looking to move to the East Coast to get the best possible education, we’ve compiled the information you need to make the right decision for you.

Best Online Pharmacy School in Rhode Island

Students living in Rhode Island have a lot of great online pharmacy schools to choose from, but researching and comparing these schools is often quite challenging. The good news, though, is that Pharmacy School Finder makes researching online pharmacy schools that are available to residents of Rhode Island a quick and simple process.

Rhode Island Online Pharmacy School

Choosing the right online pharmacy school is an all-important first step on the path to enjoying a career as a pharmacist. If you would like to get started researching and comparing online pharmacy schools that are accepting students from Rhode Island, be sure to browse through Pharmacy School Finder's online pharmacy school database below!


University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is a public university in the city of Kingston. First year tuition for in-state students is $12,590, and $29,710 for out-of-state students. The program can be completed in 0-6/7 years, and they offer a dual degree program where you can also earn a NLBSA/M.S., NLBSA/Ph.D., M.A.MBA, M.S. or P.A. University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy does not participate in the Early Assurance Program and does not require a bachelor's degree. (learn more)

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Number Of Enrolled Students


Number of Pharmacy Professors/Faculty - 59

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Average First Year Tuition


Out of State Tuition First Year - $29,710

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Average Pharmacist Salary


Number of in Graduates (2017) - 130

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Rhode Island Admission Requirements

Getting into a PharmD program comes with many choices. In Rhode Island for example, there is a 0-6/7 year PharmD program and even dual degree program (Ph.D., M.P.H, and MBA) who is currently accepting applications.


Rhode Island Pharmacy School Info and Requirements

Number of schools with Dual Degree programs1
Public/State Pharmacy Schools in Rhode Island1
Private Pharmacy Schools in Rhode Island0
Rhode Island Pharmacy School Applicants (estimated):631
Schools Requiring B.S Degree0
Number of Pharmacy Schools:1

Rhode Island Pharmacy School Prerequisites

Course requirements and prerequisites for admission are different for every school. If you know you want to attend a pharmacy school in Rhode Island but aren’t sure if you’ve taken the necessary classes, you’re in luck. Below are the general course requirements for the 1 PharmD programs in Rhode Island.

School:University of Rhode Island
Anatomy and Physiology:R
Biology / Biological Science:R
English Composition / Writing:R
Communication / Speech (Verbal):R

R=Required, CR=Conditionally Required

Note: The course requirements listed in this chart were compiled in December 2019 and may have changed. Additionally some schools may require more than one class in each subject.


Rhode Island State Pharmacy School Accreditation

The state of Rhode Island recognizes the national ACPE accreditation as the standard for the state. ACPE accreditation is public recognition that a professional degree program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree is judged to meet established qualifications and education standards through initial and subsequent periodic evaluations.

ACPE requires all programs it accredits to meet the expectations of all 25 of ACPE’s accreditation standards. There is currently a single schools in the state of Rhode Island that offers the PharmD that is recognized as ACPE-accredited.

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