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Medicine Schools in Georgia

565 students earned Medicine degrees in Georgia in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 6th most popular major in the 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) 565
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 565
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 565

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.2%
  • Black or African American: 17.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 51.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 3.9%

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.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Georgia

Medicine grads earn an average of $190,950 in the state and $203,880 nationwide.


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

232 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,920 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
9,006 Total Students

The average student takes 4.25 years to complete their degree at Mercer. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,853. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,312 after earning their degree at this institution.


Emory University

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
13,997 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average. 75% of the teachers are full time. An average student at Emory will pay a net price of $22,597.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
665 Total Students

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 19% $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 7,112
Public Health 1,455
Allied Health Professions 1,299
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,116
Rehabilitation Professions 574
Health Sciences & Services 544
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 430
Allied Health Services 405

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