Pharmacy Schools in Maine

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Top rated pharmacy schools in Maine can efficiently be sorted and filtered using our automated search tools or by utilizing the list of accredited programs below. Applicants to a pharmacy school will need to obtain an acceptable PCAT (Pharmacy College Admissions Test) score prescribed by the university along with a bachelor degree in a related field of study or equivalent credits. Finding the best pharmacy school in Maine for you is a personal exercise. Nonetheless, pharmacy schools are competitive programs that are graduate-level institutions. As such, they will confer a PharmD or Doctor of Pharmacy to students that complete the program. Once a degree has been earned, students can apply for licensure through the Maine pharmacy board. Combining a PharmD with a license to practice gives you the latitude to step into a service-based organization or research facility to launch your career in pharmacy or pharmacology.

Detailed List of Pharmacy Schools in Maine (2 Schools)

The Maine 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.

The pharmacy school is located on the University of New England - Portland Campus in Portland. Visit the website for University of New England at http://www.une.edu/

Program Details

  • Pharmacy program accredited since 2009
  • About 100 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $38,000 per year

(Husson) in Bangor, ME

Visit the website for at http://www.husson.edu

Program Details

  • About 70 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $35,000 per year

Pharmacist's in Maine Compared to Median Income Averages

+248% Above State Median Income

+233% Above National Median Income

Pharmacist's in Maine take home an average 59.26 per hour. Annual earnings for Pharmacist's working in the State of Maine average $123,250 which is 248% above the state median income and 233% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Pharmacist makes up just 0.24% of the working population in Maine 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 Maine.

Pharmacists in Maine can expect to make anywhere in the range of $68,000 to $161,000. Below is a list of average salaries for pharmacists working in major cities in Maine.

  • Portland, South Portland: $126,000
  • Bangor: $123,000
  • Lewiston, Auburn: $121,000

Average Income for a Pharmacist in Maine

Employment Median Hourly Wage Median Annual Wage
Maine Pharmacist 1,420 $59.26 $123,250
State Average 621,900 $17.01 $35,380.80
National Average 153,156,000 $17.82 $37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $59.26
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Maine 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.