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 pharmacology degree.

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Tuition costs for popular pharmacology schools in the US

There are 12 schools in the US that offer a pharmacology degree. The pharmacology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Irvine, University of California-Santa Barbara and New York University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in pharmacology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Irvine$13,738
University of California-Santa Barbara$14,451
New York University$50,464
Boston University$52,082
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
Northeastern University$49,497
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Cornell University$52,853
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417

Top US schools for a pharmacology degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
Yale University7%$51,400
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
Duke University10%$53,500
Dartmouth College10%$53,368
Vanderbilt University11%$47,664
Johns Hopkins University13%$52,170
Cornell University13%$52,853
Georgetown University16%$52,300
Tulane University of Louisiana21%$52,960

Cheapest US schools for a pharmacology degree

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

School NameTuition
CUNY York College$6,958
University of Nevada-Reno$7,599
University of North Dakota$8,447
Augusta University$8,604
University of Iowa$8,965
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill$9,005
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus$9,107
Stony Brook University$9,257
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis$9,334
University of Missouri-Columbia$9,787

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