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Medicine Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 142 students earned their Medicine degrees in IA.

A Medicine major is the 15th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 142
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 142
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 142

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 18.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 69.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Medicine Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Iowa

There are 4,360 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Iowa

Medicine grads earn an average of $219,300 in the state and $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


University of Iowa

Iowa City
142 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,240 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

Medicine Careers in IA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 14% $208,000
Family and General Practitioners 14% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Nursing 2,922
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,574
Allied Health Professions 1,074
Chiropractic 678
Allied Health Services 593
Health/Medical Admin Services 433
Dental Support Services 334
Rehabilitation Professions 291

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