Edwardsville, IL has one pharmacy school within its city limits. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has a total student population of 13,940. It is the 2447th highest ranked school in the USA and the 92nd highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Pharmacy students from Edwardsville 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. In fact, in the South Illinois nonmetropolitan area alone, there are ** employed pharmacy aides earning an average salary of $21,430. Pharmacists in this area earn $103,710/yr and there are 370 employed.
Edwardsville lies in Madison county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the South Illinois nonmetropolitan area has 147,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.46/hr average worker wage, and a $36,310 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.528 out of every 1000 jobs in Edwardsville are held by pharmacists, and **/1000 are held by pharmacy aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville ends up costing a student $16,278/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Edwardsville|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||19.5 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||26.6 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||30.6 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||35.5 miles|