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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in North Carolina

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

A Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 348
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 348
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 348
Bachelor’s Degree 45
Master’s Degree 40
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of pharmacy majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 11.3%
  • Black or African American: 12.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 57.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 10.6%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in North Carolina

37,500 people in the state and 1,248,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to pharmacy.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in North Carolina

Pharmacy grads earn an average of $134,300 in the state and $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in North Carolina that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:


Campbell University

Buies Creek
174 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
6,185 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $21,434. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

156 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
29,877 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.09 years to graduate. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,681 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The 4.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,036.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,665 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,921. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.


High Point University

High Point
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
5,330 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $38,877. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in NC

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $105,520
Medical Scientists 23% $88,690
Marketing Managers 15% $133,190
Sales Managers 11% $131,600
Pharmacists 9% $127,250

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing 7,453
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,046
Allied Health Professions 2,305
Allied Health Services 1,989
Public Health 1,178
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 1,036
Rehabilitation Professions 827

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