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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 1,296 students earned their Pharmacy degrees in FL.

In terms of popularity, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 11th most popular major in the state out of a total 34 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 954
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 954
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 954
Master’s Degree 201
Post-Master’s Certificate 141
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 141

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.5%
  • Black or African American: 15.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 19.1%
  • White: 37.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.9%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Florida

There are 63,270 people in the state and 1,248,840 people in the nation working in pharmacy jobs.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a pharmacy grad in the state is $119,450, compared to a typical salary of $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Florida that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville
724 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UF. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time.

#2

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
254 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,435 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.20%. The average student takes 4.27 years to complete their degree at NUS Florida. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
10,021 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,341. Most students complete their degree in 4.98 years.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,838. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,705 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $23,881.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in FL

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 33% $61,080
Medical Scientists 28% $77,420
Marketing Managers 23% $103,710
Sales Managers 18% $107,620
Pharmacists 14% $122,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Nursing 18,904
Health/Medical Admin Services 11,121
Allied Health Professions 8,526
Allied Health Services 7,873
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,376
Health Sciences & Services 3,521
Public Health 1,994
Dental Support Services 1,713

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View Nationwide Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Report

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