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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Tennessee

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

In this state, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 7th most popular major out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 513
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 513
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 513
Bachelor’s Degree 21
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.6%
  • Black or African American: 10.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 65.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 10.2%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 25,000 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, pharmacy grads earn an average of $111,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $123,670.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Tennessee that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

200 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,252 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,191 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years. 61% of the teachers are full time. 97% of students get financical aid.

#3

South College

Knoxville
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
2,843 Total Students

The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at South College. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at South College will pay a net price of $19,413.

#4

Belmont University

Nashville
67 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
8,440 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,600 after graduation. An average student at Belmont will pay a net price of $35,861. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years.

#5

Lipscomb University

Nashville
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
4,595 Total Students

50% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years.

#6

Union University

Jackson
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
3,172 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in TN

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 24% $81,650
Medical Scientists 22% $66,690
Marketing Managers 21% $103,730
Sales Managers 20% $97,650
Pharmacists 7% $125,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Nursing 5,664
Allied Health Professions 2,513
Allied Health Services 1,892
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,628
Health/Medical Admin Services 790
Dental Support Services 700
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 507
Rehabilitation Professions 502

View all majors related to Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

View Nationwide Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Report

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