About Us

Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

Kappa Psi was founded on May 30, 1879 in New Haven, Connecticut, and currently there are 155 chapters (90 Collegiate and 65 Graduate chapters), more than six thousand collegiate members, and over eighty seven thousand graduate members across the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas.

The objectives of Kappa Psi include:

  • To conduct a professional fraternal organization for the mutual benefit of its members;
  • To develop industry, sobriety, and fellowship;
  • To foster high ideals, scholarship, and pharmaceutical research;
  • To support all projects which will advance the profession of pharmacy and to actively participate in them;
  • To inspire in its members a deep and lasting pride in their Fraternity and in the profession of pharmacy;
  • To render such other services to its members and its profession feasible and in accordance with the constitution and bylaws of the Fraternity.

Our Ideals

Strengthening our brotherhood within the fraternity to create a strong network in pharmacy school and beyond.


Developing industry within the fraternity by inspiring and nurturing our members' passion for pharmacy.


Developing sobriety within the fraternity to help our members focus on and reach their goals.

High Ideals

Fostering high ideals and inspiring our members to advance the profession of pharmacy.

Kappa Psi is for Life

Even after pharmacy school, Kappa Psi will be able to connect you to Brothers from other Chapters. With 90 Collegiate and 65 Graduate Chapters, you will find Brothers in the most unexpected places. Once a Brother, you will always be part of the Kappa Psi family.


University of Washington

School of Pharmacy

Box 357631

Seattle, WA 98195-7631

Email : uwkappapsi@gmail.com