Pharmacy schools continue growth

July 3, 2006

A total of 46,527 students were enrolled in pharmacy schools last fall, compared with 43,908 in 2004, according to the 2005 Profile of Pharmacy Students compiled by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. A total of 8,268 degrees were awarded, up from 8,158 in 2004.

Pharmacy schools continue growth

A total of 46,527 students were enrolled in pharmacy schools last fall, compared with 43,908 in 2004, according to the 2005 Profile of Pharmacy Students compiled by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. A total of 8,268 degrees were awarded, up from 8,158 in 2004. And for the fifth year in a row, the number of pharmacy school applications grew by 7.1%. More than 70% of the applications were submitted by prospects with three or more years of post-secondary education, compared with 63% in 1999 and 55% in 2001. The report is on the Web at http://www.aacp.org/.

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