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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Virginia

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

As a degree choice, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 14th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 370
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 370
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 370
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 23.1%
  • Black or African American: 24.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.8%
  • White: 41.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.6%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Virginia

23,870 people in the state and 1,248,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to pharmacy.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a pharmacy grad in the state is $123,920, compared to a typical salary of $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
30,697 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at VCU. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,400 a year.

#2

Shenandoah University

Winchester
113 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,817 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,300 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded

100% of the teachers are full time.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,321 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. An average student at Hampton will pay a net price of $28,568. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,246 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.38 years. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.40%.

#5

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
34,683 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. 67% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in VA

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 31% $0
Medical Scientists 20% $89,220
Marketing Managers 13% $163,470
Sales Managers 9% $160,640
Pharmacists 7% $128,260

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing 6,650
Allied Health Professions 2,831
Mental & Social Health Services 2,596
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,526
Allied Health Services 1,488
Public Health 933
Rehabilitation Professions 662

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