Massachusetts contains four schools that offer pharmacy technician programs. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the highest-ranking pharmacy technician school in MA, has a total student population of 4,252 and is the 336th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 pharmacy technician schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($28,121/yr), with Holyoke Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,599/yr.
Pharmacy Technician students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from pharmacy technician, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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