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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in West Virginia

In 2018-2019, 206 students earned their Pharmacy degrees in WV.

In terms of popularity, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 206
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 206
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 206

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 74.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in West Virginia

There are 3,560 people in the state and 1,248,840 people in the nation working in pharmacy jobs.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a pharmacy grad in the state is $95,380, compared to a typical salary of $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in West Virginia that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Marshall University

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 76%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,894.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,718 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,608.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,226 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in WV

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 26% $50,500
Marketing Managers 8% $85,830
Medical Scientists 6% $65,230
Pharmacists 5% $122,980
Sales Managers 4% $90,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Nursing 1,530
Health/Medical Admin Services 948
Allied Health Services 757
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 514
Allied Health Professions 502
Other Health Professions 411
Public Health 329
Osteopathic Medicine 207

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