St. Louis College of Pharmacy (STLCOP) is a private and independent nonsectarian college in St. Louis, Missouri. It was founded in 1864.
Located on a five acre campus in St. Louis' Central West End medical community, the St. Louis College of Pharmacy is the oldest college of pharmacy west of the Mississippi River. The College’s 6,000 living alumni represent 50 states and 11 foreign countries. Approximately 72 percent of practicing pharmacists in the St. Louis region are graduates of St. Louis College of Pharmacy.
The College admits students directly from high school and integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a six-year professional curriculum leading to the PharmD degree. In 2014, the College will be expanding to a seven-year program which will allow students to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree after four academic years.
Enrollment is currently at 1,260 students, with incoming freshmen classes of approximately 250 students. These students are taken directly from high school, with a handful of applicants allowed to transfer each year until the third year of the program.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is accredited by both the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as well as the Higher Learning Commission North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, both out of Chicago.
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