Alabama contains seven schools that offer pharmacy technician programs. Virginia College-Mobile, the highest-ranking pharmacy technician school in AL, has a total student population of 737 and is the 1648th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 pharmacy technician schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Birmingham comes out as the most expensive ($21,586/yr), with George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville as the lowest recorded at only $7,211/yr.
Pharmacy Technician students from Alabama 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.
Also, within the pharmacy technician schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from pharmacy technician, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Alabama Interesting Facts