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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Connecticut

265 students earned Pharmacy degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

A Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 182
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 182
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 182
Bachelor’s Degree 80
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 23.4%
  • Black or African American: 6.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 55.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.7%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Connecticut

17,210 people in the state and 1,248,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to pharmacy.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Connecticut

Pharmacy grads earn an average of $135,870 in the state and $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years. This public school has an average net price of $21,588. The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average.


University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
82 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,398 Total Students

The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in CT

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 19% $107,700
Medical Scientists 11% $111,840
Marketing Managers 11% $136,580
Sales Managers 8% $132,100
Pharmacists 2% $125,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Nursing 2,984
Allied Health Services 1,370
Allied Health Professions 845
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 805
Other Health Professions 629
Public Health 493
Dental Support Services 481
Mental & Social Health Services 463

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