In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a pharmacy degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,447 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

24% above average compared to other degrees

$ 24,805 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

23% above average compared to other degrees

$ 31,994 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

1% below average compared to other degrees

What do pharmacy graduates earn?

Pharmacy students make an average of $110,289 per year after graduation. This is 65% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

19% of pharmacy graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 110,289 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 98% of degrees

19%
% of people underpaid in 2019

6% below average compared to other degrees

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