Arkansas Pharmacy Schools

By | April 29, 2018

The Arkansas pharmacy schools were built for those who own a bachelor degree and want to pursue a four-year advanced degree of Doctor of Pharmacy (or PharmD) in Arkansas. Please note that PCAT which stands for Pharmacy College Admissions Test is required for applicants for admissions to pharmacy schools, while Doctor of Pharmacy is a must for those who want to consider working as a pharmacist in Arkansas.

This page lists all Arkansas pharmacy colleges that are accredited by the ACPE – Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Included are complete contact information and website addresses of all Pharmacy schools, colleges, and universities within the state of Arkansas.

Rank Pharmacy University
1 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy
Address: Education Building II/6-104, Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: (501) 686-5558
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.uams.edu/cop/default.asp

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy

Arkansas

Arkansas – a state in the south of the United States, belongs to the group of states of the Southwestern Center. The population is 2.673 million people (33rd place among US states; 2000 data). The capital and largest city of Little Rock. There are no other major cities.

The official nickname is the Natural State.

Geography and climate

According to itypetravel, the area of ​​Arkansas is 137.8 thousand km 2 (29th among the states). The state borders Louisiana to the south, Texas and Oklahoma to the west, Illinois and Mississippi to the east, and Missouri to the north.

In the east of the state is the lowlands of the Mississippi River, in the north are the Washita Mountains and the rolling plateau of the Ozarks. The climate is subtropical, moderately humid.

History

The first Europeans to explore the territory of Arkansas were members of the expedition of Hernando De Soto (1541). The first settlers in the state were the French [ Arkansas Post ], later – the British and Germans. From the 16th to the beginning of the 19th century, Spain and France disputed the territory of Arkansas from each other.

After the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the territory was annexed to the United States. June 15, 1836 Arkansas became part of the union state as a slave state (25th in a row). After the Civil War, he was re-admitted to the United States (1868), despite a veto by President Andrew Johnson.

Economy

In 2003, the state’s GDP amounted to 76 billion. Arkansas, the country’s leading state in the production of rice, soybeans, broiler chickens, also produces about 10% of all cotton in the country. The food industry is developed, there is the production of electrical equipment and auto parts. Among the minerals, the most important place is occupied by the extraction of bauxite.

Demography

Significant population growth in Arkansas began in the 1940s. Now about 83% of the state’s population are whites, 16% are African-Americans. About 13 thousand Indians live in the state. The fastest growing ethnic group are Asians. The main denomination is Protestants (mainly Baptists and Methodists).