Pharmacy Schools in Alabama

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Admissions to a pharmacy school in Alabama 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 (PharmD) which take four years to complete and allow pursuit of licensure in Alabama. Visit our details page about pharmacy schools to find the best pharmacy school in Alabama for you along with additional information on education and careers.

Detailed List of Pharmacy Schools in Alabama (2 Schools)

The Alabama pharmacy schools listed below are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 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.

Auburn University in Auburn, AL

The pharmacy school is located on the Mobile Campus (Pharmacy) in Mobile. Visit the website for Auburn University at http://www.auburn.edu/

Program Details

  • Pharmacy program accredited since 1939
  • About 140 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $9,000 per year (Nonresidents: $27,000)

Samford University in Birmingham, AL

Visit the website for Samford University at http://www.samford.edu

Program Details

  • Pharmacy program accredited since 1941
  • About 120 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $36,000 per year

Pharmacist's in Alabama Compared to Median Income Averages

+275% Above State Median Income

+225% Above National Median Income

Pharmacist's in Alabama take home an average 57.85 per hour. Annual earnings for Pharmacist's working in the State of Alabama average $120,340 which is 275% above the state median income and 225% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Pharmacist makes up just 0.28% of the working population in Alabama and is limited due to the specific qualifications required along with the schooling involved in this career path. The increasing demand for qualified Pharmacists coupled with the educational barrier to enter the field is met with a steady supply of eager college graduates anxious to make a long-lasting impact in the lives of others in and around Alabama.

Pharmacists in Alabama can expect to make anywhere in the range of $88,000 to $156,000. Below is a list of average salaries for pharmacists working in major cities in Alabama.

  • Huntsville: $129,000
  • Mobile: $121,000
  • Montgomery: $121,000
  • Dothan: $124,000
  • Tuscaloosa: $119,000

Average Income for a Pharmacist in Alabama

Employment Median Hourly Wage Median Annual Wage
Alabama Pharmacist 5,430 $57.85 $120,340
State Average 1,997,900 $15.43 $32,094.40
National Average 153,156,000 $17.82 $37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $57.85
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Alabama 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 pharmacist school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.