Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a pharmaceutical science degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,819 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

53% above average compared to other degrees

$ 33,463 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

67% above average compared to other degrees

$ 33,497 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

4% above average compared to other degrees

What do pharmaceutical science graduates earn?

Pharmaceutical science students make an average of $109,095 per year after graduation. This is 63% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 109,095 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 98% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular pharmaceutical science schools in the US

There are 42 schools in the US that offer a pharmaceutical science degree. The pharmaceutical science schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Irvine, University of California-Davis and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in pharmaceutical science per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Irvine$13,738
University of California-Davis$14,419
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
University of Southern California$54,259
Northeastern University$49,497
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
Temple University$16,658
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533
University of Arizona$11,877

Top US schools for a pharmaceutical science degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering pharmaceutical science degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Southern California16%$54,259
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor27%$14,826
Northeastern University27%$49,497
The University of Texas at Austin36%$10,398
University of California-Irvine37%$13,738
University of Maryland Eastern Shore39%$8,042
University of California-Davis43%$14,419
CUNY York College44%$6,958
University of Washington-Seattle Campus46%$10,974
University of Wisconsin-Madison54%$10,533

Cheapest US schools for a pharmaceutical science degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a pharmaceutical science degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Gurabo Campus$5,820
CUNY York College$6,958
Idaho State University$7,166
University of Hawaii at Hilo$7,648
University of Maryland Eastern Shore$8,042
University of Mississippi$8,300
South Dakota State University$8,441
North Dakota State University-Main Campus$8,666
Texas Southern University$9,173
University at Buffalo$9,828

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