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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in California

1,490 students earned Pharmacy degrees in California in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 14th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1,136
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1,136
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1,136
Bachelor’s Degree 224
Master’s Degree 106
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 24
Post-Master’s Certificate 24

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 57.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • White: 18.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.6%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in California

In this state, there are 182,930 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in California

In this state, pharmacy grads earn an average of $139,690. Nationwide, they make an average of $123,670.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in California that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

262 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
47,310 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,453.

206 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
6,493 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,973. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 2.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

142 Degrees in Major Awarded

Graduates earn an average $108,100 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 83%. The student loan default rate is 0.30% which is lower than average.

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
38,167 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 87%. In their early career, UC Davis grads earn an average salary of $40,400.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.40%. In their early career, UCSF grads earn an average salary of $95,400. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
36,032 Total Students

68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time. The 0.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,608 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $43,900 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $40,251.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded

The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. 63% of the teachers are full time.

#10

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,448 Total Students

The 0.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 92% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in CA

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 30% $142,500
Marketing Managers 16% $156,450
Medical Scientists 12% $99,100
Sales Managers 10% $116,020
Pharmacists 8% $144,660

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Nursing 17,690
Allied Health Services 14,969
Allied Health Professions 9,548
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,457
Health/Medical Admin Services 6,979
Public Health 4,119
Dental Support Services 3,843
Health Sciences & Services 3,841

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