For nearly a century and a half, St. Louis College of Pharmacy has been committed to preparing students to be leaders in the profession of pharmacy across the nation and around the world. Located in the heart of one of the world’s premier biomedical research and patient-care centers, the College provides innovative education, research, and career opportunities for students, faculty and staff. We have been ranked the 4th highest private college of pharmacy in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2012 and a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education from 2011 through 2017.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy strives to maintain an outstanding, competitive benefits package that assists in recruiting and retaining the best faculty and staff. In 2012, the College was named in the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great College's to Work For" survey and recognized for Compensation and Benefits.
Full-time staff and faculty are eligible to participate in the College’s Benefits Plan, which includes a rich health and prescription plan, and dental plan. The health plan features no deductible, $20 office visit co-pays, and a 90 percent co-insurance with a large national network of providers. Employees pay only 10 percent of the cost to cover themselves and 35 percent of the cost to cover their dependents. The College also offers a dental plan, voluntary vision insurance, and a medical or dependent care flex account with debit card. Retirement consists of two 403(b) Retirement Plans with a maximum college match of eight percent with employee contribution.
Benefits provided exclusively at the College’s expense include employee life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance equal to the employee's annual salary, travel accident insurance, travel medical insurance, long-term disability, long-term care, and an employee assistance plan.
Other benefits and perks include free use of the athletic facility and library, cafeteria discount, free parking on campus, and tax-free payroll deduction for public transportation monthly passes. Tuition reimbursement is available for employee professional development and complimentary St. Louis College of Pharmacy tuition is available for dependents after five years of service. Employees can bank enough sick time to cover many instances of illness or short-term disability. The College also offers a generous holiday schedule, three floating personal holidays, and vacation time (12 month faculty get 22 days per year, 12 month staff start at 10 days per year).
St. Louis College of Pharmacy offers enriching educational and co-curricular experiences in an inclusive environment that nurtures the intellectual and professional growth of its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The College is committed to providing an education that prepares students to thrive in a global society enriched with multiculturalism and encouraging and supporting leadership in the community and profession. STLCOP espouses the value of diversity that respects ethnicity, ideology, and multiple identities while broadening a world-view that nurtures compassion and empathy, and increases the awareness of social justice.