West Virginia contains five schools that offer pharmacy technician programs. Carver Career Center, the highest-ranking pharmacy technician school in WV, has a total student population of 267 and is the 918th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 pharmacy technician schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia comes out as the most expensive ($14,562/yr), with Monongalia County Technical Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $4,696/yr.
Pharmacy Technician students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pharmacy technician, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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