Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS) is a constituent unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, established in 1963. MCOPS offers DPharm, BPharm, PharmD, MPharm, PharmD Post Baccalaureate and PhD programmes. The college celebrated its Golden Jubilee during the year 2012-13. The college ranked 151-200 in QS World Ranking 2021. MCOPS consistently ranked amongst the top 10 Pharmacy Institutions of India since the inception of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by Ministry of Education, Government of India. AICTE has identified this institution as a center for Quality Improvement Program (QIP). The college has many research projects funded by various industries and government agencies. It boasts of a centralized state-of-the-art library, research center and centers of excellence. The college attached to one of the best teaching hospitals - Kasturba Hospital.