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2012 Pharmacy School Rankings from US News!

2012 PharmD Program Rankings USNews

US News finally made the update to their pharmacy school rankings. There has definitely been some movement and shuffling, but UCSF remains #1. Please read their methodology for more information (a direct quote is below). Note that this is a subjective and quantitative research analysis.

All the health rankings are based solely on the results of peer assessment surveys sent to deans, other administrators, and/or faculty at accredited degree programs or schools in each discipline. All schools surveyed in a discipline were sent the same number of surveys. Respondents rated the academic quality of programs on a scale of 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding). They were instructed to select “don’t know” if they did not have enough knowledge to rate a program. Only fully accredited programs in good standing during the survey period are ranked. Those schools with the highest average scores appear in the rankings.