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South Dakota Pharmacy School Programs

Why Study Pharmacy in South Dakota?

When it comes to Pharmacy school, South Dakota has some great options. Whether you’re a South Dakota resident or looking to move to the North West 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 South Dakota

If you are searching for the best online pharmacy school available to residents of South Dakota, Pharmacy School Finder's online pharmacy school database is a great resource to use. With this comprehensive database, you can find information on every online pharmacy school that accepts students from South Dakota.

South Dakota Online Pharmacy School

Finding the right online pharmacy school can sometimes be a challenge. Thankfully, Pharmacy School Finder makes the process easier than ever before. Get started on your search for online pharmacy schools available to South Dakota residents by checking out the database below.

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South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions is a public university in the city of Brookings. First year tuition for in-state students is $10,092, and $21,590 for out-of-state students. The program can be completed in a few years, and they offer a dual degree program where you can also earn a M.P.H. or Ph.D. South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions participates in the Early Assurance Program and does not require a bachelor's degree. (learn more)

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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.


South Dakota Pharmacy School Info and Requirements

Number of schools with Dual Degree programs1
Public/State Pharmacy Schools in South Dakota1
Private Pharmacy Schools in South Dakota0
South Dakota 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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