St. Louis is a thriving metropolitan area of 2.2 million residents. The city's attractions include the Mississippi River waterfront. Gateway Arch, Laclede Landing and Forest Park to name a few.
Bordered on the east by St. Louis' famed Forest Park and on the north, west, and south by well-established suburbs, the 169-acre Washington University of St. Louis Hilltop Campus features predominantly Collegiate Gothic architecture, including a number of buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Washington University offers more than 80 programs and almost 1,600 courses leading to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for individualized programs. There are eight academic divisions at Washington University, five of which offer both undergraduate and graduate programs: the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Architecture, School of Art, John M. Olin School of Business, and School of Engineering and Applied Science. In addition, the School of Law, School of Medicine, and George Warren Brown School of Social Work offer graduate and professional programs.
The St. Louis College of Pharmacy is a private and independent nonsectarian college located in St. Louis Central West End medical community. Founded in 1864, the St. Louis College of Pharmacy is the oldest college of pharmacy west of the Mississippi River. The Colleges 5,000 living alumni represent 49 states and seven foreign countries. More than 90 percent of the pharmacists in the St. Louis area are St. Louis College of Pharmacy graduates. The five-acre campus is located in the heart of St. Louis Central West End medical community.