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Medicine Schools in Illinois

1,071 students earned Medicine degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

A Medicine major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1,071
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1,071
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1,071

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 23.7%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.5%
  • White: 49.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 9.2%
Medicine Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Illinois

17,910 people in the state and 503,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medicine.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $183,780, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Illinois that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

298 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,301. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. In their early career, UIC grads earn an average salary of $39,600.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,127 Total Students

66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $58,900 a year. 83% of the teachers are full time.

173 Degrees in Major Awarded

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $68,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 0.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,007 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $34,024. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

#5

Rush University

Chicago
127 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,708 Total Students

In their early career, Rush University grads earn an average salary of $63,500. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. 5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,002 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $26,160. Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

83% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.47 years to complete their degree at SIUC.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
49,702 Total Students

75% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 1.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Medicine Careers in IL

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 3% $205,640
Physicians and Surgeons 1% $160,050

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Nursing 20,702
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,332
Allied Health Services 3,404
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,310
Allied Health Professions 3,304
Public Health 1,360
Communication Sciences 921
Rehabilitation Professions 911

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