West Virginia contains seven schools that offer pharmacy programs. Carver Career Center, the highest-ranking pharmacy school in WV, has a total student population of 267 and is the 918th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 pharmacy schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with Monongalia County Technical Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $4,696/yr.
Pharmacy students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 540 employed pharmacy aides earning an average yearly salary of $19,710. Pharmacists in this state earn $107,270/yr and there are 1,950 employed.
Also, within the pharmacy schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pharmacy, 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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