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Medicine Schools in Arkansas

314 students earned Medicine degrees in Arkansas in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Medicine is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 21 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 314
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 314
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 314

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 72.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 5.4%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 4,040 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $165,290. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.


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

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,907 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $60,527 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 88%.

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
678 Total Students

Medicine Careers in AR

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 17% $208,000
Physicians and Surgeons 11% $127,190

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Nursing 2,882
Allied Health Professions 609
Communication Sciences 377
Rehabilitation Professions 292
Health Sciences & Services 291
Mental & Social Health Services 242
Public Health 233
Allied Health Services 201

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