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Medicine Schools in Alabama

262 Medicine students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Medicine is the 11th most popular major out of a total 26 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Alabama

Medicine majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 262
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 262
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 262

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a medicine major is more popular with men than with women.

Medicine Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of medicine majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 14.9%
  • Black or African American: 6.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.3%
  • White: 70.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Medicine Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 5,680 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $183,510, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Alabama that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

182 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
22,080 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,100 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,005.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,397 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,871. The full-time teacher rate is 61%.

Medicine Careers in AL

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 12% $204,560
Physicians and Surgeons 7% $163,790

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to medicine.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Nursing 6,743
Allied Health Professions 1,800
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,630
Allied Health Services 1,105
Health/Medical Admin Services 759
Public Health 450
Rehabilitation Professions 414
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 404

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