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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in New Mexico

130 students earned Pharmacy degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 12th most popular major out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 80
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 80
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 80
Bachelor’s Degree 48
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 45.4%
  • White: 26.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in New Mexico

There are 4,470 people in the state and 1,248,840 people in the nation working in pharmacy jobs.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a pharmacy grad in the state is $105,240, compared to a typical salary of $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

130 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
22,729 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at UNM. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in NM

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 23% $133,800
Medical Scientists 13% $70,010
Marketing Managers 8% $90,620
Sales Managers 6% $83,220
Pharmacists 4% $127,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Nursing 1,468
Allied Health Services 1,174
Allied Health Professions 946
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 698
Health Sciences & Services 578
Mental & Social Health Services 405
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 275
Dental Support Services 253

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