Florida A&M University is the largest, single-campus HBCU in the nation (13,200 students) and the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is one of the largest producers of African- American PhDs in the nation.  Since 1990 the College has graduated 60% of the African-American PhDs in the Pharmaceutical Sciences (Source: AACP 1990-2010)


FAMU plays a leading role, through its biomedical and behavioral research training, in reducing the disparity of minorities in the US research workforce, intended to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability. Our research  improves health by promoting treatment and prevention, contributes to society by driving economic growth and productivity, and expands the biomedical knowledge base by funding cutting-edge research and cultivating the biomedical workforce of today and tomorrow..