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Medicine Schools in Massachusetts

692 students earned Medicine degrees in Massachusetts in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 692
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 692
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 692

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 24.9%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 51.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 8.5%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Massachusetts

There are 19,130 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $207,990, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Massachusetts that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Tufts University

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
12,219 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $37,494. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 44% of students receive it.

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,292 Total Students

The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 90%.

167 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
32,718 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $58,876 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Boston U.


Harvard University

160 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
30,391 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $77,816 after earning their degree at this institution. 87% of the teachers are full time. 72% of students get financical aid.

Medicine Careers in MA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 5% $208,000
Family and General Practitioners 5% $200,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Nursing 6,626
Public Health 1,567
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,457
Rehabilitation Professions 1,434
Allied Health Professions 1,125
Health/Medical Admin Services 859
Mental & Social Health Services 829
Health Sciences & Services 789

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