Find Healthcare Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

Find Schools Near

Bachelor’s Degrees in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

2,748 Yearly Graduations
$38,800 Median Salary
$24,969 Median Debt
There are 58 schools in the United States where you can get your bachelor's degree in pharmacy. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 38% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 5.7% of pharmacy graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Pharmacy Majors

In 2018-2019, 2,748 bachelor's degrees were awarded to pharmacy majors. This earns it the #13 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in pharmacy at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree 15,507
Bachelor’s Degree 2,748
Master’s Degree 1,235
Graduate Certificate 228
Basic Certificate 31
Associate’s Degree 18

Earnings of Pharmacy Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in pharmacy is $38,800. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $30,800 and the high is $46,000.

undefined

Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in pharmacy is $24,969. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $27,000 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $20,906.

undefined

The median monthly payment of a pharmacy graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $259.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in pharmacy. About 64.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 964
Women 1,784
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Pharmacy

The racial-ethnic distribution of pharmacy bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 642
Black or African American 159
Hispanic or Latino 136
White 1,461
International Students 158
Other Races/Ethnicities 192
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pharmacy Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 58 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

309 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for pharmacy students seekinga bachelor's degree is Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Each year, around 7,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $33,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $22,230 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 309 people received their bachelor's degree in pharmacy from MCPHS University. Of these students, 60% were women and 44% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

LIU Post

Brookville, New York
187 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

LIU Post comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in pharmacy. Roughly 15,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $36,452 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $22,482 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 187 bachelor's degrees were handed out to pharmacy majors at LIU Post. Of these students, 66% were women and 45% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio
171 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Toledo. Roughly 19,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,449 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,047 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 171 bachelor's degrees were handed out to pharmacy majors at University of Toledo. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

#4

St Louis College of Pharmacy

Saint Louis, Missouri
161 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

St Louis College of Pharmacy is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. Roughly 1,000 attend the school each year. The pharmacy program at St Louis College of Pharmacy awarded 161 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 37% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 64% were women.

#5

University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
137 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of the Sciences comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in pharmacy. Roughly 2,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,983 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,168 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 137 bachelor's degrees were handed out to pharmacy majors at USciences. Of these students, 61% were women and 48% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas
127 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Kansas is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. Roughly 27,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,092 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,989 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 127 bachelor's degrees were handed out to pharmacy majors at KU. Around 36% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#7

Samford University

Birmingham, Alabama
124 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Samford University. Each year, around 5,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,754 per year.

The pharmacy program at Samford University awarded 124 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 64% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

University of California - Davis

Davis, California
122 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of California - Davis. Each year, around 38,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

The pharmacy program at University of California - Davis awarded 122 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 72% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 61% were women.

#9

Northeastern University

Boston, Massachusetts
121 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Northeastern University. Roughly 22,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $24,793 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 121 people received their bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Northeastern. Of these students, 74% were women and 67% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi
114 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Mississippi is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. Each year, around 21,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,718 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,718 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 114 bachelor's degrees were handed out to pharmacy majors at Ole Miss. About 67% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

110 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Ohio State University - Main Campus. Roughly 61,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,197 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,560 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 110 people received their bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Ohio State. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 68% were women.

#12

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, California
102 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Irvine is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. Each year, around 36,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 102 people received their bachelor's degree in pharmacy from UC Irvine. Of these students, 60% were women and 82% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
85 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in pharmacy. Roughly 32,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 85 people received their bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Pitt. About 62% of this group were women, and 28% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, Louisiana
82 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Louisiana at Monroe. Roughly 8,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,788 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,490 per year.

The pharmacy program at University of Louisiana at Monroe awarded 82 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 24% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#15

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
80 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Connecticut comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in pharmacy. Each year, around 27,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,798 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,300 per year.

The pharmacy program at University of Connecticut awarded 80 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 64% were women and 34% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

South Dakota State University

Brookings, South Dakota
75 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is South Dakota State University. Roughly 11,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,697 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,083 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 75 people received their bachelor's degree in pharmacy from South Dakota State. About 67% of this group were women, and 7% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

70 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Hawaii at Hilo. Roughly 3,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,344 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,736 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 70 people received their bachelor's degree in pharmacy from UH Hilo. About 70% of this group were women, and 86% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

University of South Carolina - Columbia

Columbia, South Carolina
57 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of South Carolina - Columbia is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. Roughly 35,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,288 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,737 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 57 bachelor's degrees were handed out to pharmacy majors at UofSC. Around 21% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 74% were women.

#19

University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico
48 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of New Mexico - Main Campus. Each year, around 22,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,299 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,156 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 48 people received their bachelor's degree in pharmacy from UNM. About 62% of this group were women, and 79% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

Western New England University

Springfield, Massachusetts
45 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western New England University is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. Each year, around 3,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $35,454 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $25,056 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 bachelor's degrees were handed out to pharmacy majors at Western New England. About 69% of this group were women, and 11% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Pharmacy Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Pharmacy 1,004
Pharmaceutical Sciences 965
Other Pharmaceutical Sciences 495
Pharmaceutics & Drug Design 196
Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management 44

Below are some popular majors that are similar to pharmacy that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 154,540
Health/Medical Admin Services 17,317
Public Health 16,962
Health Sciences & Services 16,503
Communication Sciences 11,326

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Healthcare Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited healthcare schools across the U.S.