Glendale, AZ (population: 255,662) has seven pharmacology schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacology program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California.
Pharmacology students from Glendale schools who go on to become pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacologists, pharmacy professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 331,890 people working as pharmacy technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $28,940.
Glendale lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary.
Of the 7 pharmacology schools with a 500-mile radius of Glendale, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Southern California comes out as the most expensive ($25,638/yr) for pharmacology students, with University of Arizona as the lowest, reported at only $11,728/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Glendale|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||54.6 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||71.6 miles|