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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in South Dakota

157 students earned Pharmacy degrees in South Dakota in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in South Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 82
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 82
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 82
Bachelor’s Degree 75

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of pharmacy majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 89.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.7%
  • Other Races: 2.5%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in South Dakota

There are 1,870 people in the state and 1,248,840 people in the nation working in pharmacy jobs.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in South Dakota

A typical salary for a pharmacy grad in the state is $116,410, compared to a typical salary of $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,512 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in SD

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $89,970
Marketing Managers 17% $129,060
Medical Scientists 14% $71,390
Sales Managers 10% $119,360
Pharmacists 5% $118,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Nursing 1,018
Allied Health Professions 239
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 203
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 130
Mental & Social Health Services 125
Health/Medical Admin Services 123
Health Sciences & Services 113
Allied Health Services 100

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