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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 163 students earned their Pharmacy degrees in AR.

In this state, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 14th most popular major out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Arkansas

Pharmacy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 162
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 162
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 162
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a pharmacy major is more popular with women than with men.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of pharmacy majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 80.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 2.5%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 8,580 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Arkansas

Pharmacy grads earn an average of $119,090 in the state and $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Arkansas that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,768 Total Students

The 1.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $57,000 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,879 Total Students

An average student at Harding will pay a net price of $19,563. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. In their early career, Harding grads earn an average salary of $33,400.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in AR

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 26% $112,810
Marketing Managers 21% $146,610
Sales Managers 16% $102,360
Medical Scientists 11% $82,660
Pharmacists 9% $122,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to pharmacy.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Nursing 2,869
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,077
Health Sciences & Services 1,098
Allied Health Professions 1,088
Health/Medical Admin Services 922
Allied Health Services 557
Communication Sciences 348
Rehabilitation Professions 344

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