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Medicine Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 556 students earned their Medicine degrees in GA.

A Medicine major is the 11th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 556
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 556
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 556

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 18.3%
  • Black or African American: 18.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 50.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Medicine Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 10,690 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $190,950, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Georgia that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

246 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average. The average student takes 5.01 years to complete their degree at Augusta University.


Emory University

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,415 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 78%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,828. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 96% of the teachers are full time.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
605 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average.

Medicine Careers in GA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 18% $179,630
Physicians and Surgeons 15% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Nursing 7,379
Allied Health Services 3,212
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,152
Allied Health Professions 3,012
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,336
Public Health 1,380
Dental Support Services 862
Health Sciences & Services 806

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