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Medicine Schools in Kentucky

279 students earned Medicine degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 279
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 279
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 279

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 77.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
Medicine Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Kentucky

There are 4,220 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $211,670. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

147 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,670 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 60%. It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $16,692.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,402 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,523. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years.

Medicine Careers in KY

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 10% $199,840
Physicians and Surgeons 7% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Nursing 5,348
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,661
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,458
Allied Health Services 1,355
Allied Health Professions 1,254
Rehabilitation Professions 483
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 477
Public Health 448

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