The SoFi company studied which pharmacy school graduates have the highest average salaries relative to their student debt. When this salary-debt ratio was calculated, the
Beall said there are now 140 pharmacy programs across the
“What the rankings don't show – and this is equally important – is that 100 percent of our graduates are either employed as pharmacists upon graduation or successfully compete for advanced, postgraduate residency training,” he said.
UM graduates between 60 to 65 pharmacy students each year, with a cap of 65 students per class.
The only university with a better salary-debt ratio was
“Ample employment opportunities, plus a lower cost of living, can certainly help when it comes to paying down student loans,” SoFi's
Bellesi said pharmacy school is a big investment of both time and money, so to have a better shot at paying off student debt faster, it makes sense to apply to schools where employment opportunities abound and earning potential is high.