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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Louisiana

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

In this state, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 12th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 227
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 227
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 227
Bachelor’s Degree 82

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.9%
  • Black or African American: 19.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 46.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.5%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 9,110 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a pharmacy grad in the state is $105,820, compared to a typical salary of $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

186 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
8,673 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.73 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,361.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
3,325 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.90% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in LA

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25% $83,100
Marketing Managers 13% $86,860
Sales Managers 11% $88,200
Medical Scientists 7% $63,440
Pharmacists 6% $119,370

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Nursing 3,193
Allied Health Services 2,233
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,053
Allied Health Professions 1,071
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,054
Health Aids & Attendants 815
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 561
Medicine 482

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