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2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

There are about 34,241 students enrolled in Pharmaceutical Sciences in the USA.

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popularity

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

18,130

Vs. National Avg.

15%

popularity Rank

#60

cost

Average

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$30K

Vs. National Avg.

22%

cost Rank

#144

salary

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$48K

Vs. National Avg.

20%

salary Rank

#87

professors

Average

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

12%

professors Rank

#126

students

Average

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

3%

students Rank

#178

SUMMARY

Majoring in Pharmaceutical Sciences is not only a valuable choice, but usually a needed first step for undergrads wishing to pursue a career as a research pharmacologist, a pharmacist, or a pharmaceutical scientist. In fact, nationally, pharmaceutical sciences is somewhat popular coming in at the 120th most popular major. Last year, there were 2,748 pharmaceutical sciences diplomas received. In-state tuition for pharmaceutical sciences at private colleges is, on average, 3 times more spendy than their public rivals.

With only 58 universities offering pharmaceutical sciences there might be a smaller selection of institutions you can choose from. If you're hoping to surround yourself with other pharmaceutical sciences undergrads, consider looking at universities in Massachusetts which have more students admitted to pharmaceutical sciences than any other state. less precisely, the best region to get a degree in pharmaceutical sciences is in the New England region with University of Connecticut, MCPHS University, and Northeastern University best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the best conference to study pharmaceutical sciences is the Big West Conference with University of California-Davis representing the conference. That being said, our selection for the best university for pharmaceutical sciences is Northeastern University. You may also want to check out our list of the best colleges.

The objectively best school might not actually be the best school for every student. There are a bunch more factors to consider when selecting college. Stuff like campus amenities, transportation services, and food might sway your thoughts of which college to attend. Here at Authority, we've examined the pros and cons for you. If, as an example, you are intrigued by which pharmaceutical sciences university boasts the top campus, the answer is Northeastern University. If you are very interested in which university has the finest campus, we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through professor reviews, student reviews, government databases, and more so we can compare every major in the United States in an unbiased and informative way. You can find our comprehensive list for the colleges with the best student life&nbsphere and our choice of the university with the best student life for pharmaceutical sciences is University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Are you curious why? Continue reading to learn more about Authority's top choices. Some of our decisions just might shock you.

If expense is a major factor in your decisions, you might consider avoiding Northeastern University. Northeastern University&nbspis the most expensive school for pharmaceutical sciences, at least regarding out of state attendance. We do have a page for the most expensive&nbspuniversities that could put the expense at Northeastern University&nbspinto perspective. For more context, you might be interested to know that pharmaceutical sciences is the 180th most expensive degree in the United States, with an average cost of $31,600. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for pharmaceutical sciences in the nation is Michigan demonstrated with a tuition of $52,669 at the main college in Michigan University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. To zoom out even further, the most costly region of the U.S. for pharmaceutical sciences is the New England region which is best demonstrated with University of Connecticut with a cost of $36,466, Northeastern University with a cost of $52,420, and Western New England University with a cost of $35,454.

Our cheapest region for pharmaceutical sciences is the Southwest region which is represented by University of New Mexico-Main Campus with a cost of $21,716. On the bright side, the most affordable college for pharmaceutical sciences is University of the Sciences. Authority.org's full list of the most affordable schools can be found here.

In-state students can anticipate paying around $11,700 for a degree in pharmaceutical sciences. The price inflates intensely to a median of $30,300 for an out-of-state public-school student. On that note, our selection for the college representing the best value for pharmaceutical sciences: St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Through this link you will see our comprehensive list of the universities we see as being the best value&nbspoverall. Do know, this discussion is based on being an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when in-state tuition is considered, but as we do not know what state(s) you might qualify for in-state tuition, we are approaching this discussion through out-of-state tuition costs.

Earnings for pharmaceutical sciences students differ widely, but two-years after leaving college students will typically earn around $100,900. There can be a lot of variation in earnings; top positions can enjoy pay up to $147,700. Right out of college, the lowest end positions within the pharmaceutical sciences field make $68,800, which isn't that bad. The highest earning grads from pharmaceutical sciences graduated from MCPHS University&nbspand if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The general diversity of pharmaceutical sciences is decent, ranking within the 69th percentile of majors nationally. The college with the most composite diversity for pharmaceutical sciences is Northeastern University&nbspand here you can find our comprehensive list for the schools with the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of Pharmaceutical Sciences ranks only in the 49th percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is greater than financial diversity, in the 61st percentile. White collegians make up the largest proportion at 57% of scholars studying pharmaceutical sciences. Additionally, 64% of undergrads seeking a pharmaceutical sciences degree are women.

The median ranking of pharmaceutical sciences' professors is 4 stars, which is right on the average for every major; which is a fine. If you are curious about the most popular pharmaceutical sciences instructor in the country, consider looking up Nicholas Manias from St Petersburg College. It might be a shock, but the top rated instructors of pharmaceutical sciences by student come from Saint Johns University. As we including data other than basic rankings it becomes clear that the university with comprehensively the best professors for pharmaceutical sciences is University of California-Davis. You will find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology for the best overall professors here, as well as some of the finest professors in the U.S.

Finally, the most difficult college to get into for pharmaceutical sciences is Northeastern University. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we do have an extensive list for the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you believe that considering the higher education world from context mainly formed from superlatives could be said to be the root of many of higher education's fundamental issues. We at Authority encourage you to look at some of our other pages on individual schools and explore some of our background pages on important things to think about as your school search continues.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Northeastern University

Boston, MA | www.northeastern.edu/

20%

Acceptance

30,003

Students

#45

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Albany, NY | www.acphs.edu/

75%

Acceptance

1,294

Students

#163

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI | https://umich.edu/

26%

Acceptance

49,530

Students

#33

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO | www.uhsp.edu/

78%

Acceptance

1,067

Students

#113

Ranking

$30K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX | www.ttu.edu/

70%

Acceptance

41,909

Students

#406

Ranking

$24K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of California-Irvine

Irvine, CA | www.uci.edu/

30%

Acceptance

39,059

Students

#77

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ohio State University-Main Campus

Columbus, OH | www.osu.edu/

68%

Acceptance

66,017

Students

#194

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS | https://ku.edu/

91%

Acceptance

30,983

Students

#535

Ranking

$28K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Mississippi

University, MS | www.olemiss.edu/

88%

Acceptance

24,309

Students

#725

Ranking

$25K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Samford University

Birmingham, AL | www.samford.edu/

84%

Acceptance

6,127

Students

#395

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

MCPHS University

Boston, MA | www.mcphs.edu/

91%

Acceptance

8,078

Students

#253

Ranking

$35K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PA | www.pitt.edu/

64%

Acceptance

35,563

Students

#155

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN | https://www.purdue.edu/

67%

Acceptance

49,027

Students

#129

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of California-Davis

Davis, CA | ucdavis.edu/

46%

Acceptance

41,236

Students

#96

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Saint John Fisher College

Rochester, NY | https://www.sjfc.edu/

68%

Acceptance

4,034

Students

#369

Ranking

$35K

Tuition

A

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA | www.duq.edu/

77%

Acceptance

10,187

Students

#279

Ranking

$42K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Cedarville University

Cedarville, OH | https://www.cedarville.edu/

59%

Acceptance

4,763

Students

#449

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT | uconn.edu/

56%

Acceptance

29,818

Students

#134

Ranking

$41K

Tuition

B

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Concordia University-Wisconsin

Mequon, WI | https://www.cuw.edu/

71%

Acceptance

7,040

Students

#897

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

B−

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Long Island University

Brookville, NY | www.liu.edu/

85%

Acceptance

18,544

Students

#985

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

C

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC | https://www.campbell.edu/

81%

Acceptance

6,984

Students

#1488

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ | https://www.arizona.edu/

85%

Acceptance

49,966

Students

#391

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Columbia, SC | www.sc.edu/

68%

Acceptance

38,526

Students

#258

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

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