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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Illinois

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

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

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 697
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 697
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 697
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 32.3%
  • Black or African American: 9.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 45.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.3%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 71,400 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Illinois

In this state, pharmacy grads earn an average of $125,360. Nationwide, they make an average of $123,670.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Illinois that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

208 Degrees in Major Awarded

In their early career, Midwestern University - Downers Grove grads earn an average salary of $87,500. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. The 0.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,600 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
2,964 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 100% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending CSU will pay a net price of $11,365.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
13,281 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,532. It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
4,329 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $22,702.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded

The student loan default rate is 0.30% which is lower than average. 66% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, RFUMS grads earn an average salary of $68,100.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,753 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $21,917. The 2.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in IL

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 14% $85,020
Marketing Managers 9% $118,890
Sales Managers 8% $118,040
Pharmacists 2% $128,460
Medical Scientists 1% $75,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Nursing 20,702
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,332
Allied Health Services 3,404
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,310
Allied Health Professions 3,304
Public Health 1,360
Medicine 1,071
Communication Sciences 921

View all majors related to Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

View Nationwide Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Report

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