Pharmacy Schools in Indiana


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Top ranked pharmacy schools in Indiana can be found by using our search tools or the list of accredited universities below. First, you need to learn what it takes to become a pharmacist. Academic requirements start with a minimum of a bachelor degree plus a favorable PCAT (Pharmacy College Admissions Test) score and a robust application. Pharmacy schools in Indiana are competitive institutions that confer graduates with a PharmD which is a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Upon completion of the PharmD program, you will be able to apply for a pharmacy license through the Indiana pharmacy board here. Locate the critical information you need about educational requirements and career tracks in pharmacy and pharmacology with our essential resources for college-bound students.

Detailed List of Pharmacy Schools in Indiana (3 Schools)

The Indiana 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.

Butler University in Indianapolis, IN

Visit the website for Butler University at

Program Details

  • Pharmacy program accredited since 1941
  • About 130 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $40,000 per year

Visit the website for Purdue University at

Program Details

  • Pharmacy program accredited since 1939
  • About - students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $22,000 per year (Nonresidents: $41,000)

Manchester College in North Manchester, IN

The pharmacy school is located on the Manchester College School of Pharmacy Campus in Fort Wayne. Visit the website for Manchester College at

Program Details

  • Pharmacy program accredited since 2013
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $39,000 per year

Pharmacist's in Indiana Compared to Median Income Averages

+245% Above State Median Income

+215% Above National Median Income

Pharmacist's in Indiana take home an average 56.12 per hour. Annual earnings for Pharmacist's working in the State of Indiana average $116,730 which is 245% above the state median income and 215% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Pharmacist makes up just 0.21% of the working population in Indiana 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 Indiana.

Pharmacists in Indiana can expect to make anywhere in the range of $88,000 to $150,000. Below is a list of average salaries for pharmacists working in major cities in Indiana.

  • Gary: $121,000
  • Fort Wayne: $125,000
  • Evansville: $122,000
  • Lafayette, West Lafayette: $99,000
  • South Bend, Mishawaka: $118,000

Average Income for a Pharmacist in Indiana

Employment Median Hourly Wage Median Annual Wage
Indiana Pharmacist 6,360 $56.12 $116,730
State Average 3,106,500 $16.25 $33,800.00
National Average 153,156,000 $17.82 $37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $56.12
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Indiana 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.