By the Numbers

580

Professional
students

104

Graduate
students

122

Faculty

$71.7M

In annual
expenditures

$37M

In external research grants

$97M

In endowment

$9.6M

In private funds raised annually

231

Total active, issued patents
(US and foreign)

48

Formed start-ups


Rankings

No. 1

School of Pharmacy as ranked by U.S. News & World Report

No. 2

Among schools and colleges of pharmacy in total external research funding

No. 2

Among schools and colleges of pharmacy in NIH research funding

No. 3

Best Global Universities in Pharmacology and Toxicology ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 2019

No. 10

Best World Universities in Pharmacy and Pharmacology in the 2019 QS World University Rankings


Growth and Impact

as of Oct. 25, 2019

faculty-growth

Total Number of Faculty

110%

2019: 128
2003:
 61

pharmd-student-growth

Total Pharm.D. Enrollment

19%

2019: 603
2003:
505

ms-phd-student-growth

Total Ph.D. and M.S. Enrollment

61%

2019: 113
2003:
 70

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Total Number of Staff (administrative & research)

222%

2018: 158
2003:
49

external-funding

Total External Research Grant Funding

765%

2018: $37,011,727
2003:
$4,278,656

aacp-ranking

NIH Research Grant Funding (part of external research funds)

628%

2018: $28,503,143
2003:
$3,913,665

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U.S. News & World Report Rank

6 spots

2018: No. 1
2003: No. 7

total-salary-recovery

Salary Recovery Dollars

306%

2018: $2,465,787
2004: $606,860

total-facilities

Space (Chapel Hill campus)

92%

2018: 315,083 square feet
2003: 164,507 square feet