Alaska Pharmacy School Programs

Why Study Pharmacy in Alaska?

When it comes to Pharmacy school, Alaska has a great option. Whether you’re an Alaska resident or looking to move to the North to get the best possible education, we’ve compiled the information you need to make the right decision for you.

Best Online Pharmacy School in Alaska

If you would like to find the best online pharmacy school that is accepting students from Alaska, Pharmacy School Finder is the perfect place to begin your search. With our comprehensive database of online pharmacy schools available to residents of Alaska, finding the ideal school for you has never been easier!

Alaska Online Pharmacy School

Studying pharmacy online is a convenient and affordable way to earn your education as a pharmacist. However, it is essential to choose the right online school. Get started finding the best online pharmacy school available to Alaskan students today by browsing through the Pharmacy School Finder online pharmacy school database.

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University of Alaska, Anchorage is a public university in the city of Anchorage. First year tuition for students is $14,605. The program can be completed in 4 years, and they work with Idaho State University. University of Alaska, Anchorage does not participate in the Early Assurance Program and does not require a bachelor's degree. (learn more)

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University of Alaska, Anchorage

Number Of Enrolled Students


Number of Pharmacy Professors/Faculty - 38

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Average First Year Tuition


Out of State Tuition First Year - $21,590

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Average Pharmacist Salary


Number of in Graduates (2017) - 77

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South Dakota Admission Requirements

Getting into a PharmD program comes with many choices. In South Dakota for example, there is a traditional multi-year PharmD program and even dual degree programs (Ph.D., M.P.H, and MBA) who are currently accepting applications.


Alaska Pharmacy School Info and Requirements

The 500 licensed and registered Pharmacists in Alaska earn some of the highest Pharmacist salaries in the country. It’s one reason why students who are looking for graduate school options consider earning their Doctor of Pharmacy degree as the next step in their education and career.

Finding an ACPE-accredited pharmacy school in Alaska to complete the necessary educational requirements to become a pharmacist (the doctorate level PharmD degree) can be confusing. If you check the ACPE website - no Pharm Schools in Alaska. But the University of Alaska lists their PharmD program as ACPE-accredited. What gives?

The University of Alaska for their PharmD started their program in 2016 in collaboration with Idaho State University. So while you attend class on UAA’s campus, your PharmD degree is awarded by ISU. To see how it works, check UAA’s pharmacy school profile.

Number of schools with Dual Degree programs1
Public/State Pharmacy Schools in Alaska1
Private Pharmacy Schools in Alaska0
Alaska Pharmacy School Applicants (estimated):137
Schools Requiring B.S Degree0
Number of Pharmacy Schools:1

South Dakota Pharmacy School Prerequisites

Course requirements and prerequisites for admission are different for every school. If you know you want to attend a pharmacy school in South Dakota but aren’t sure if you’ve taken the necessary classes, you’re in luck. Below are the general course requirements for the one PharmD programs in the state.


School:South Dakota State University
Anatomy and Physiology:R
Biology / Biological Science:R
English Composition / Writing:R
Communication / Speech (Verbal):R

R=Required, CR=Conditionally Required

Note: The course requirements listed in this chart were compiled in December 2019 and may have changed. Additionally some schools may require more than one class in each subject.


South Dakota State Pharmacy School Accreditation

The state of South Dakota recognizes the national ACPE accreditation as the standard for the state. ACPE accreditation is public recognition that a professional degree program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree is judged to meet established qualifications and education standards through initial and subsequent periodic evaluations.

ACPE requires all programs it accredits to meet the expectations of all 25 of ACPE’s accreditation standards. There is currently only one school in the state of South Dakota that offers the PharmD that is recognized as ACPE-accredited.

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