Pharmacy Schools in New Jersey


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Admissions to a pharmacy school inNew Jersey 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 inNew Jersey. Visit our details page about pharmacy schools for additional information on education and careers.

Detailed List of Pharmacy Schools in New Jersey (2 Schools)

The New Jersey 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.

Visit the website for Rutgers University - New Brunswick at

Program Details

  • Pharmacy program accredited since 1939
  • About 190 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $16,000 per year (Nonresidents: $32,000)

Visit the website for Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham at

Program Details

  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $37,000 per year

Pharmacist's in New jersey Compared to Median Income Averages

+180% Above State Median Income

+217% Above National Median Income

Pharmacist's in New jersey take home an average 56.46 per hour. Annual earnings for Pharmacist's working in the State of New jersey average $117,440 which is 180% above the state median income and 217% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Pharmacist makes up just 0.22% of the working population in New jersey 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 New jersey.

Pharmacists in New Jersey can expect to make anywhere in the range of $91,000 to $152,000. Below is a list of average salaries for pharmacists working in major cities in New Jersey.

  • Trenton: $115,000
  • Atlantic City, Hammonton: $120,000
  • Vineland, Bridgeton: $111,000
  • Ocean City: $129,000
  • Newark: $120,000

Average Income for a Pharmacist in New jersey

EmploymentMedian Hourly WageMedian Annual Wage
New jersey Pharmacist8,700$56.46$117,440
State Average4,115,700$20.17$41,953.60
National Average153,156,000$17.82$37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $56.46
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both New Jersey 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.