Announcement: California Northstate University College of Pharmacy (CNUCOP) is pleased to share that the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has granted approval for CNUCOP to transition to a three-year accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy program. The Class of 2027, entering in the Fall of 2024, will be the inaugural class of the three-year PharmD program. For questions, please contact

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May 18th 2024
SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center


College of Pharmacy Commencement Ceremony
1301 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814

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California Northstate University Summer Open House
January 12, 2024

California Northstate University College of Pharmacy Ranked #6

...among all fourteen pharmacy schools in California based on current American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) rankings for NIH research funding. Out of 143 pharmacy schools in the U.S., California Northstate University College of Pharmacy is now ranked #73 after being ranked #103 last year.

We Are Dedicated educating, developing, and training individuals to provide competent, patient-centered care.

Progressive Education

Our program emphasizes active learning, direct patient care experiences, and the role of research in advancing the profession of pharmacy.

Our Goal

To graduate highly skilled pharmacists and promote the expanding role of pharmacy through leadership and lifelong services in the health care system.

Our Committment

Providing top-quality interdisciplinary practitioners to reshape the landscape of pharmacy practice and healthcare today.

Our Alumni

We help maintain our graduates' on-going relationship with the faculty, staff, and student body

California Northstate University College of Pharmacy Ranks No. 4 in Statewide Licensing Exam... [Read More]

Our Core Values:

  • Working as a team
  • Embracing diversity and workplace excellence
  • Caring about our students, our staff, our faculty, and our profession
  • Advancing our university, our goals, and our discipline
  • Responding to challenges that may impede Mission
  • Enhancing communication and partnership
  • 2007

    Year Founded

  • 125

    Average Cohort Size

  • 2100

    Square Foot Research Facility

  • 911


Faculty & Student Achievements

Awards, Scholarships, Finalists, Media Coverage, Funding Publications, Fellowships, etc...

Why Choose Us

The CNUCOP curriculum is designed to help students become active, self-directed and lifelong learners. The four (4) year curriculum is designed to facilitate and optimize student learning in a progressive and integrated manner both in didactic and experiential courses.


Ashim Malhotra, PharmBS, MS, PhD, FAPE

Assistant Dean of Curriculum & Program Development

Tiffany Kreys, PharmD, BCPP

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs & Admissions


By partnering with PioneerRx Pharmacy Software, our program allows students to learn in a real-world environment using the most installed software for independent pharmacies. Students enhance their clinical and functional skills by training in a pharmacy system that is innovative, robust, and feature-rich.