The University of Florida College of Pharmacy moved up two places to No. 3 in the nation for total research funding in the latest American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP, report released June 23. The No. 3 ranking is the highest ever achieved by the college when compared to peer institutions.
AACP compiles research data from more than 140 colleges of pharmacy around the country. For the first time, the UF College of Pharmacy ranked No. 3 in all three major categories where research funding is reported: NIH funding ($22.1 million), federal funding ($25.9 million) and total funding ($32.3 million).
The $32.3 million is a new record for annual research funding in the college and represents a nearly fourfold increase since 2013, when the college secured $8.5 million. In addition, the federal funding amount is a new record for the collegeLearn more about UF College of Pharmacy Moves Into Top 3 of National Research Rankings