The UCSF School of Pharmacy has an operating budget of nearly $125 million. Like UCSF in general, the School of Pharmacy is state-assisted, not fully state-funded.

In addition to California state general funds, School of Pharmacy funding sources include federal contracts and grants, funds received in support of the California Poison Control System, other contracts and grants, faculty professional fees and School services, student professional fee and continuing education program income, private gifts, and indirect cost recovery funds.

Expenditures by funding source

Fiscal year 2019-2020
Approximate operating budget: $124,726,583
Funding category Amount Percentage
Federal contracts and grants $49,269,963 39.5%
Other contracts and grants $17,572,585 14.1%
California Poison Control System $16,689,282 13.4%
Faculty professional fees and School services $13,185,355 10.6%
California state general funds $11,173,247 9.0%
Student professional fee income / continuing education $10,185,979 8.2%
Private gifts $6,650,172 5.3%
Indirect cost recovery funds $3,547,687 2.8%

Federal and other research contracts and grants awarded (millions)

Fiscal year Federal - NIH Federal - Other Other Total Awards
2020 $36.1M $15.0M $31.9M $83.0M
2019 $39.1M $5.5M $31.0M $75.5M
2018 $33.3M $6.9M $28.5M $68.7M
2017 $31.2M $6.7M $29.3M $67.3M
2016 $28.2M $6.7M $28.1M $63.0M
2015 $33.2M $5.3M $25.3M $63.8M
2014 $29.6M $5.4M $26.7M $61.6M
2013 $28.4M $5.5M $23.8M $57.8M
2012 $33.7M $4.0M $29.7M $67.4M
2011 $28.7M $4.2M $23.9M $56.8M
2010 $35.2M $5.2M $23.6M $63.9M
2009 $30.5M $5.2M $22.4M $58.1M