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Welcome from the Dean's Office

SWOSU College of PharmacyOn behalf of the faculty, students, and staff, welcome to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy. We consistently rank as one of the best values in pharmacy education, as measured by educational outcomes and cost of education. Our College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The College of Pharmacy was founded in 1939 and has maintained a tradition of excellence in pharmacy education for over 80 years

We take tremendous pride in educating the next generation of pharmacists. The College of Pharmacy offers an innovative and student-focused curriculum. Our outstanding faculty and preceptors are dedicated to helping students realize their full potential. Our faculty excels in the classroom, taking advantage of our small class sizes to provide learning experiences with personalized attention. Outside of the classroom, we have a broad range of student activities that foster opportunities for professional connections and leadership development.

We are dedicated to harnessing the passion and work ethic of our students, faculty, alumni, and stakeholders to create the very best pharmacy education. Our highly accomplished alumni are a major reason for our continued success. We are proud to share our programs with you. Tour our website and get to know us better. Then make plans to take a personal look at our College of Pharmacy. Visit our teaching and research labs, chat with our students, and contribute to our vision. We’re tackling today’s global pharmaceutical opportunities and challenges in a nurturing, student-focused, educational environment. There has never been a better time to get involved with the Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy.

Please consider the Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy for your pharmacy education. If you would like more information and/or you would like to schedule a visit, please contact our admissions counselor, Lyanna Schultz, at 580.774.3127 or lyanna.schultz@swosu.edu.

Sincerely,
David A. Ralph, Ph.D., R.Ph.
Dean

Our History

The College of Pharmacy at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) was founded in 1939 and graduated its first class in 1941. The College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). The College of Pharmacy is housed in a building completed in 1963 and expanded by an addition in 1969. An annex building, designated as Pharmacy II, which houses additional classrooms and specialized laboratories, was completed in 1976. There are more than 5,000 alumni of the College of Pharmacy at SWOSU. Many are leaders in their communities and very active in professional pharmacy organizations. For more information on the history of SWOSU, click here.

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