We are a co-ed professional pharmacy fraternity located at Drake University in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. 


Our local chapter is the Beta Chi chapter, and we are part of the Northern Plains Province. 


Kappa Psi is the largest pharmacy fraternity in the world with 155 chapters and over 93,000 collegiate and graduate members. 



Kappa Psi is also the largest of the three pharmacy fraternities on Drake's campus. Beta Chi, Drake's chapter, was installed at the Des Moines College of Pharmacy in 1930 and transferred to Drake in 1939. 


While many things have changed since then, the brotherhood and ideals of Kappa Psi have remained strong.

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 and 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.



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Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

2507 University Ave. Des Moines, IA 50311


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