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Medicine Schools in Iowa

399 students earned Medicine degrees in Iowa in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, Medicine is the 4th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

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) 399
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 399
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 399

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 69.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 5.5%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Iowa

4,360 people in the state and 503,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medicine.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $219,300, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Iowa that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

257 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,559 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.


University of Iowa

Iowa City
142 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,318 Total Students

87% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,768 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.20%.

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 2,966
Chiropractic 606
Allied Health Professions 577
Rehabilitation Professions 319
Public Health 310
Health/Medical Admin Services 251
Communication Sciences 249
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 234

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