Pharm.D. Program Accreditation

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy’s doctor of pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 135 South LaSalle St., Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503. Phone: (312) 664-3575. Fax: (312) 664-4652. Web:

The accreditation term granted for the doctor of pharmacy program extends until June 30, 2023, which represents the customary eight-year cycle between self-studies. The academic year for the next currently scheduled review of the doctor of pharmacy program for purposes of continued accreditation is 2022-23.

The school has been commended by the ACPE Evaluation Team for its work in the following areas:

  • the development of an outstanding curriculum, which allows for the integration and application of learning of both present practice and the advancement of the profession;
  • the strong working relationship between the Outcomes and Assessment and Curriculum Committees that fosters the implementation of proactive curriculum and assessment plan; and
  • the very collegial manner in which the faculty work to develop new teaching methods.

At ACPE's recommendation, the school is monitoring space (physical facilities) for current and future use.

To learn more about the ACPE Evaluation Team Report, please visit the VCU School of Pharmacy News Center.

Graduate Program Accreditation

The graduate programs in the VCU School of Pharmacy are reviewed as part of the university’s accreditation process every 10 years by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information, please visit

School of Pharmacy accreditation renewed through 2023