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About the College of Pharmacy

The Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy opened its doors to students in 2006 to meet a critical need in the South Texas community. Today, 42 percent of graduates from our fully-accredited program have returned to South Texas to help underserved populations as Aggie pharmacists.


The 2018 Annual Report Is Ready To View!

Enjoy highlights of our incredible year, including our accolades as well as student and faculty achievements. Also included are key statistics and a financial summary. Have you heard about the approval of our new graduate program in pharmaceutical sciences? And did you know that our college received top marks for affordability and ranked #1 for Best Return on Investment (ROI) in the State of Texas? Also, did you know that our faculty and staff 'Walked Across Texas' to beat 32 other teams in promoting wellness through physical activity? You'll find this information and much more in the report. View or download a PDF of the report now.

Advancing the profession

In all we do, we dedicate the full measure of our resources and abilities to advancing the knowledge and technologies of our profession. We strive to cultivate a culture of excellence in research, practice and patient care in each professional student enrolled in our pharmacy program. Guided by the five C's, we continue to enhance the quality of lives in the border region, the state of Texas and beyond.


Our students put their skills and knowledge to work to constantly improve patient care.


We focus on the patient as a person, extending compassion to all we serve.


Our experiential curriculum builds professional competence in every student.


We bring our expertise where it's needed most to improve the quality of life in our community.


We forge interprofessional collaborations to advance research and scholarship.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive pharmacy education in a stimulating, learning-intensive and student-centered environment to prepare a diverse student body for the practice of pharmacy as competent, caring and ethical professionals dedicated to the provision of optimal pharmaceutical care through a balanced program of education, research and service.

Educating tomorrow's pharmacist

As the role of the pharmacist continues to evolve, our unique learning environment provides thorough, personalized education and training, creating lifelong learners prepared to meet tomorrow's health care challenges.

Male pharmacy professor speaking to male and female student


We create an active, student-centered learning environment in which all students can realistically attain high levels of achievement.

Pharmacy student speaking to nursing student on Disaster Day


We provide an educational experience that values and responds to the needs of a diverse student population and encourages teamwork and communication.

Pharmacy student working with large microscope


We pioneer a technology-based curriculum to facilitate and enhance student learning outcomes inside and outside of the classroom.

Pharmacy student working in pharmacy with supervisor


We recognize the importance of early direct experiences with the profession of pharmacy to develop superior practice skills and lifelong learning.

Three students gathered around professor for demonstration


We impart the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to deliver the full range of pharmaceutical care services required in a dynamic, culturally diverse society.

Making an impact across Texas

Rangel College of Pharmacy students can choose to enroll in Kingsville or College Station, receiving the same transformational education at either campus. All students and faculty benefit from collaboration opportunities for basic sciences and translational research with the rest of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center colleges, institutes and partners. Combined with experiential education placements throughout our vast preceptor network, we're expanding our impact across South Texas and beyond.

Map of Texas showing College of Pharmacy campus locations and preceptor network