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Medicine Schools in California

In 2018-2019, 1,121 students earned their Medicine degrees in CA.

A Medicine major is the 16th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1,121
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1,121
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1,121

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 32.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.8%
  • White: 31.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 16.3%
Medicine Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in California

In this state, there are 46,040 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in California

Medicine grads earn an average of $197,860 in the state and $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in California that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

190 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
47,310 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 59%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,800 a year.

#2

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda
164 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,448 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $72,000 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 92% are considered full time.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
44,537 Total Students

64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,171. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded

The full-time teacher rate is 59%. Graduates earn an average $95,400 after graduation. The 0.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
37,887 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%. 85% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UCSD grads earn an average salary of $43,400.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
36,032 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 68% get financial aid.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
38,167 Total Students

A typical student attending UC Davis will pay a net price of $14,729. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 87% of the teachers are full time.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
17,381 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. An average student at Stanford will pay a net price of $12,265. 99% of the teachers are full time.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
23,922 Total Students

A typical student attending UCR will pay a net price of $12,743. Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation. 87% of the teachers are full time.

Medicine Careers in CA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 12% $195,060
Physicians and Surgeons 10% $204,190

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Nursing 17,690
Allied Health Services 14,969
Allied Health Professions 9,548
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,457
Health/Medical Admin Services 6,979
Public Health 4,119
Dental Support Services 3,843
Health Sciences & Services 3,841

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