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Pharmacology & Toxicology at New York University

If you are interested in studying pharmacology and toxicology, you may want to check out the program at New York University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Pharmacology & Toxicology section at the bottom of this page.

NYU Pharmacology & Toxicology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Pharmacology
  • Doctorate Degree in Pharmacology

NYU Pharmacology & Toxicology Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

There were 17 students who received their doctoral degrees in pharmacology, making the school the #1 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Pharmacology Student Demographics at NYU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the pharmacology majors at New York University.

NYU Pharmacology & Toxicology Master’s Program

50% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 16 students graduated with a master's degree in pharmacology from NYU. About 50% were men and 50% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 40% men graduate in pharmacology each year. NYU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 10% more men than average.


In the pharmacology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 63% of degree recipients. That is 29% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a master's in pharmacology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 1
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Careers That Pharmacology Grads May Go Into

A degree in pharmacology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for New York University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Health Specialties Professors 22,170 $127,230
Medical Scientists 9,500 $95,170
Biological Science Professors 4,590 $102,800
Natural Sciences Managers 1,360 $148,460
Biological Scientists 690 $89,000


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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