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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Colorado

226 Pharmacy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 223
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 223
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 223
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 22.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.0%
  • White: 45.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.9%
  • Other Races: 11.9%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Colorado

21,490 people in the state and 1,248,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to pharmacy.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a pharmacy grad in the state is $144,880, compared to a typical salary of $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Colorado that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
24,910 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 65% of the teachers are full time.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,908 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,893 Total Students

An average student at Aspen University will pay a net price of $14,492. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 8.80% which is lower than average.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in CO

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 36% $116,840
Medical Scientists 24% $59,350
Pharmacists 22% $127,490
Marketing Managers 21% $161,870
Sales Managers 16% $145,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Nursing 5,709
Allied Health Services 2,253
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,226
Allied Health Professions 1,999
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,582
Dental Support Services 661
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 440
Public Health 397

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