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Accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy, PharmD

Learn how to become a pharmacist in just three years

With a Doctor of Pharmacy from Roosevelt University, you'll be ready to join the healthcare team and promote social justice through patient care. In the Roosevelt PharmD program, you will graduate in three years — earlier than in traditional programs. With our new, reduced tuition, we are one of the most affordable programs in the Midwest.

Study in Schaumburg, Illinois, just outside of Chicago — near nationally renowned hospitals and healthcare systems, community pharmacies and major pharmaceutical companies.

Interested in learning more? Join us at a pharmacy event to learn about our program and admission process. Contact our Office of Enrollment today so that we can review your transcripts and take you on a campus tour. The priority application deadline is March 1!

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Why Roosevelt for your PharmD degree

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Reduced Tuition

Roosevelt University has lowered full-time Doctor of Pharmacy tuition to $45,000 a year for new students in the 2024-2025 academic year.

Your pharmacy education is an important investment in your future. At Roosevelt, you’re automatically considered for annual renewable merit scholarships. Learn more about tuition and financial aid. 

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Expert faculty

At Roosevelt, you can conduct biomedical research and publish with our expert faculty. You’ll complete clinical rotations under the instruction of faculty recognized as top in their fields, at sites like:

  • Advocate Health Care
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Indian Health Service
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Vista Medical Center
  • University of Chicago Medicine
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95% job placement rate*

A year after graduation, 95% of our alumni are working in the pharmacy field, completing pharmacy residencies or fellowships, or in community or hospital pharmacies.

*Average Class of 2020-2021

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Dual Degree Pathways

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Patient-Centered Learning

The pharmacy program embraces the University’s mission of social justice, making students competent, committed and compassionate healthcare professionals. Our expert faculty members focus on patient-centered learning, and our students gain hands-on training in state-of-the-art facilities in suburban Schaumburg.

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5:1 student-to-faculty ratio

In Roosevelt’s small classes, you’ll build real connections with your professors. Practice your skills with hands-on activities and group work. Explore the PharmD curriculum.

Accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

One PharmD, Multiple Career Paths