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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 1,602 students earned their Pharmacy degrees in MA.

A Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 819
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 819
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 819
Bachelor’s Degree 475
Master’s Degree 278
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 13
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9
Associate’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 26.9%
  • Black or African American: 6.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 31.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.2%
  • Other Races: 9.2%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Massachusetts

There are 55,810 people in the state and 1,248,840 people in the nation working in pharmacy jobs.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, pharmacy grads earn an average of $116,890. Nationwide, they make an average of $123,670.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Massachusetts that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

987 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
7,064 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $38,127.

289 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
21,627 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%.

176 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,900 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 10%. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
3,780 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. In their early career, Western New England grads earn an average salary of $44,900.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,522 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.50%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
18,242 Total Students

The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

#7

Tufts University

Medford
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,485. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,724 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $8,385.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in MA

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 30% $101,400
Medical Scientists 13% $84,070
Marketing Managers 8% $132,210
Sales Managers 7% $130,900
Pharmacists 2% $120,250

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Nursing 6,507
Public Health 1,840
Rehabilitation Professions 1,444
Allied Health Professions 1,352
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,045
Mental & Social Health Services 1,018
Allied Health Services 888
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 694

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