Jamaica, NY has twenty-six pharmacy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacy program, has a total student population of 37,366. It is the 55th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New Jersey. To learn more about pharmacy programs in Jamaica, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of pharmacy professors at Rutgers University such as S Lin, Bozena Michniak, Joseph Rice, and Mary L. Wagner.
Pharmacy students from Jamaica 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.
Of the 26 pharmacy schools with a 100-mile radius of Jamaica, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($50,832/yr) for pharmacy students, with CUNY Bronx Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,775/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jamaica|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||2.4 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||3.5 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||5.7 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||7.2 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||7.6 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||8.2 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||8.9 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||10.4 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||13.4 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||13.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||14.4 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||15.0 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||20.0 miles|