College of Pharmacy

We Prepare Pharmacists to Lead in 21st Century Health Care

Today, pharmacists go far beyond the counter, applying their expertise and serving patients in new ways. As an innovator in education for the health professions, UNE will empower you to be a medication expert, wellness consultant, and primary caregiver — ready to lead in the new world of pharmacy. 

We're proud to say that the licensure pass rate of our College of Pharmacy graduates in the second trimester of 2018 was 92.3% — above the national average.

Here's What Makes UNE Different

Interprofessional education teaches you to lead in team-based care.


As a UNE pharmacy student, you receive interprofessional training alongside future physicians, dentists, physical therapists, and other training health professionals, so you are able to lead in today’s collaborative health care field.

Diverse learning opportunities give you career flexibility.


Global travel courses. Multiple rotations at workplaces in downtown Portland, in nearby communities, and throughout rural Maine. Research with faculty. You experience a wide range of learning environments.

A cutting-edge simulation lab helps prepare you for clinical care.

SIMUNE’s Sim Lab is an authentic hospital environment with state-of-the-art robotic patient simulators. Here, you gain real-life clinical experience without the real-life risk. Watch a Sim Lab video.

Graduate success means we're a strong return on investment.

CareersCareer mentorship is part of UNE's Pharm.D. program, and it shows in our career placement record: 100% of the class of 2016 was employed within 6 months of graduation! (January '17 survey)

Merit Scholarships Available

Merit scholarships are available to incoming Doctor of Pharmacy students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement.


The UNE College of Pharmacy has provided me with an invaluable set of skills that I utilize every day, one of the most important being the ability to collect and analyze evidence-based information. 

—Kayla Stewart, Pharm.D. '14, reproductive health clinical team lead at Apothecary By Design 

Read about Kayla's career in specialty pharmacy and other modern pharmacy careers pursued by UNE graduates.

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Live and Study in Portland, Maine

UNE Doctor of Pharmacy students study on our Portland, Maine campus, a classic New England quad with brick buildings and tall trees. Portland, named “America’s Most Livable City” by Forbes and “Foodiest Small Town in America” by Bon Appetit, is the city on every list. A rustic port hosts a cool cultural scene — with outdoor adventure all around. UNE’s campus is just 10 minutes from downtown. Take a Virtual Tour!



Learn more about Pharmacy Admissions.

Quality Academics, Respected Degrees

UNE is proud of the recognition we've received, which echoes the success of our students: The graduation rate for UNE's Pharm.D. class of 2016 was an impressive 94.4%.


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UNE College of Pharmacy student Brianna Gower shows Deering High School student Lea Yere around campus
UNE College of Pharmacy student Brianna Gower shows Deering High School student Lea Yere around campus

Deering High School partners with UNE for mentoring program

Twelve UNE students from six different programs are volunteering their time to mentor sophomores from Deering High School. Students from both schools were recently paired...


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