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Medicine Schools in Kentucky

In 2020-2021, 430 students earned their Medicine degrees in KY.

A Medicine major is the 5th most popular major in this 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) 430
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 430
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 430

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 77.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 4.7%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 4,220 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.


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.


There are 3 colleges in Kentucky that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
22,211 Total Students

The 4.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,828.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
2,240 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $13,785. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 62% of the teachers are full time.

130 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,986 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 4.30% which is lower than average. A typical student attending UK will pay a net price of $18,203.

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 6,395
Allied Health Professions 801
Health/Medical Admin Services 482
Rehabilitation Professions 479
Health Sciences & Services 385
Public Health 371
Communication Sciences 321
Allied Health Services 247

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