Prescott Valley, AZ (population: 41,046) has eight pharmacy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Apollo College-Phoenix Inc, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacy program, has a total student population of 5,844. It is the 1504th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Pharmacy students from Prescott Valley schools who go on to become pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy professionals, pharmacist in charges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 267,860 people working as pharmacists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $106,630. Also, Pharmacy aides make on average $22,330 per year and there are about 52,230 of them employed in the US today.
Prescott Valley lies in Yavapai county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Prescott area has 57,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,340 average annual salary.
Of the 8 pharmacy schools with a 100-mile radius of Prescott Valley, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($54,720/yr) for pharmacy students, with Pima Medical Institute as the lowest, reported at only $16,281/yr.
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