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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in District of Columbia

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

In terms of popularity, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 12th most popular major in the state out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 69
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 69
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 69

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a pharmacy major is more popular with women than with men.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of pharmacy majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 14.5%
  • Black or African American: 69.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 5.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.1%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in District of Columbia

In this state, there are 5,640 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, pharmacy grads earn an average of $125,160. Nationwide, they make an average of $123,670.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


Howard University

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Howard. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in DC

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $0
Medical Scientists 16% $84,940
Marketing Managers 10% $151,370
Sales Managers 8% $123,180
Pharmacists 7% $126,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Nursing 1,137
Public Health 719
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 670
Health/Medical Admin Services 555
Medicine 460
Health Sciences & Services 221
Rehabilitation Professions 143
Communication Sciences 134

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View Nationwide Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Report


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