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|
In Illinois, a medicine major is more popular with men than with women.
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%
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.
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.
Most Popular Medicine Programs in IL
There are 8 colleges in Illinois that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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|
Related Majors in Illinois
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to medicine.
|Major||Annual Graduates in IL|
|Nursing & Nursing Assistants||7,332|
|Allied Health Services||3,404|
|Health/Medical Admin Services||3,310|
|Allied Health Professions||3,304|
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