Pharmacy Schools in Louisiana
Admissions to a pharmacy school in Louisiana requires students to have a minimum level of undergraduate study or relevant bachelor's degree, as well as have an acceptable score on the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT). As graduate level institutions, pharmacy schools confer a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) which take four years to complete and allow pursuit of licensure in Louisiana. Visit our details page about pharmacy schools for additional information on education and careers.
Pharmacists in Louisiana can expect to make anywhere in the range of $87,000 to $149,000. Below is a list of average salaries for pharmacists working in major cities in Louisiana.
- New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner: $118,000
- Baton Rouge: $122,000
- Shreveport, Bossier City: $113,000
- Lafayette: $127,000
- Monroe: $107,000
Detailed List of Pharmacy Schools in Louisiana (2 Schools)
The Louisiana pharmacy schools listed below are accredited by the , which is an organization that reviews pharmacy education nationwide.
Schools are sorted by size with the largest pharmacy schools first, based on the number of Pharm. D. graduates per year.
Xavier University of Louisiana (XU) in New Orleans, LA
Visit the website for Xavier University of Louisiana at http://www.xula.edu
- About 160 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $32,000 per year
University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) in Monroe, LA
Visit the website for University of Louisiana at Monroe at http://www.ulm.edu
- Pharmacy program accredited since 1957
- About 70 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $9,000 per year (Nonresidents: $27,000)
Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Louisiana in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective pharmacy school for information about the current school year.
Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.