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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in New Jersey

345 students earned Pharmacy degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 12th most popular major out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 290
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 290
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 290
Master’s Degree 55

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of pharmacy majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 49.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 26.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.0%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in New Jersey

41,930 people in the state and 1,248,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to pharmacy.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in New Jersey

Pharmacy grads earn an average of $145,300 in the state and $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

240 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,173 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,366 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 38%. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 7.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#3

Rowan University

Glassboro
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $25,529. Graduates earn an average $38,500 after graduation.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
8,206 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,200 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,518 Total Students

The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at NJIT. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,600 a year.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
7,283 Total Students

An average student at Stevens will pay a net price of $37,598. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,007 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,227 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The student loan default rate of 7.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in NJ

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $92,890
Marketing Managers 10% $160,420
Medical Scientists 8% $128,210
Sales Managers 8% $149,770
Pharmacists 2% $119,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Nursing 5,665
Allied Health Services 2,470
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,690
Allied Health Professions 1,287
Health Sciences & Services 1,255
Health/Medical Admin Services 795
Public Health 773
Dental Support Services 453

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