- #1 Ranked as the top pharmacy school in the state of Ohio
- 90% of PharmD graduates passed their NAPLEX Licensure Exam on the first attempt
- 93% ASHP Residency Match Rate in 2023
Our core values
The College of Pharmacy stands behind The Ohio State University's Shared Values.
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy advances the pharmacy profession and patient-centered care across Ohio and around the globe through innovative teaching and practice, groundbreaking research, and transformative outreach and engagement.
The College of Pharmacy will lead in drug discovery, development and training in the optimal use of medications to improve health and well-being.
The College of Pharmacy’s values motivate our faculty, staff, students and researchers and connect our work to the campus community and beyond. At the college, we value:
- Excellence in innovation and knowledge translation
- Meaningful and sustainable partnerships in education, practice and research
- Improving medication-related outcomes through patient-centered care
- Interprofessional pharmacy education and services
- Personal commitment to professionalism, integrity and accountability
- Diversity and inclusion
The college has five divisions that span a diverse range of disciplines in pharmaceutical sciences.
Faculty in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy have diverse research interests in drug discovery and development. Division members pursue interdisciplinary research involving medicinal chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, natural products chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry and computer-aided molecular design.
The Division of Outcomes and Translational Sciences drives research and training in the laboratory, clinic and community to establish best practices that optimize individual and population health and outcomes. Building on the experience of its members, the division provides a platform for research collaborations to achieve these goals.
The Division of Pharmacy Education and Innovation aims to advance the pharmacy profession through innovative, multidisciplinary courses and programs across all levels of learning – from undergraduate and professional degrees to public education. Drawing influence from groundbreaking research and practice advancement, faculty promote and embody evidence-based teaching and pedagogical discovery within the College of Pharmacy, the broader university and the pharmacy education community.
The mission of the faculty, scientists, students and staff of the Division of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacology is the discovery and development of drug therapies for the treatment of human disease. The training of the next generation of pharmaceutical scientists at the undergraduate (BSPS), professional (PharmD) and graduate (PhD) levels is intertwined with this mission.
The Division of Pharmacy Practice and Science elevates the standards of patient care through discovery, innovation and dissemination of teaching, practice and research.
Milap Nahata awarded Remington Honor Medal for lifetime contributions to pharmacyMilap C. Nahata, professor emeritus at the Ohio State College of Pharmacy, is the recipient of the 2024 Remington Honor Medal, the preeminent award for the profession and the highest honor bestowed by APhA.