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Invest in Your Pharmacy Education

Be informed. Your pharmacy education is an important investment. Take time to explore all funding options available to you.


The median pharmacist salary in the U.S. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016) By becoming a pharmacist a full year earlier, you will be better able to pay for your education.

Roosevelt Pharmacy Scholarships

Student scholarship consideration

Student scholarship consideration

All students are considered for scholarships at the time of admission. These scholarships are awarded based upon your previous academic record, or in some programs your interview or audition. Scholarships and grants generally do not require repayment.

Annual value of merit-based scholarships

Annual value of merit-based scholarships

Merit-based scholarships awarded to qualifying full-time pharmacy students are renewable and require program-specific satisfactory academic progress standards. Full-time status must be maintained.


Loans are borrowed from either the government or a private entity to finance expenses directly related to the cost of your education. This money must be repaid and is subject to the terms and conditions outlined by the lender. Students are encouraged to carefully consider all financial aid options before borrowing.

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Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans

These loans are not based upon financial need and allow pharmacy students to borrow up to $33,000 per year of study, minus the amount of any other financial aid. Interest accrues from the date of disbursement; however, this interest may be paid while enrolled in courses.

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Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans

These loans allow credit-worthy graduate students to borrow up to their full-cost of attendance, minus the amount of any other financial aid. This loan is available to students who have exhausted the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan. Interest accrues from the date of disbursement.

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Private Loans

Private Educational Loans are available from private lenders when federal and institutional funding does not fully cover the cost of attendance. Students are highly encouraged to consider all other funding options before using private loans.

Work-Study and Professional Employment

Many College of Pharmacy students take advantage of on- and off-campus research and employment opportunities. These opportunities allow students to earn money while gaining professional experience. Examples of these positions include research assistants and pharmacy technicians.

2018-19 Tuition
College of Pharmacy

(See detailed tuition & fees information)