Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has two pharmacy schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about pharmacy programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of pharmacy professors at Ohio State University such as Rajesh Balkrishnan, Robert Buerki, Robert Curley, Ken Hale, Mamuka Kvaratskhelia, and Nicole Kwiek.
Pharmacy students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 140 employed pharmacy aides earning an average salary of $21,790. Pharmacists in this area earn $99,240/yr and there are 2,600 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.863 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by pharmacists, and 0.153/1000 are held by pharmacy aides.
Of the 2 pharmacy schools in Columbus, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($16,868/yr) for pharmacy students, with Ohio State University-Main Campus as the lowest, reported at only $16,868/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|