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Medicine Schools in Mississippi

228 students earned Medicine degrees in Mississippi in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 228
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 228
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 228

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.8%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 70.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 1.8%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Mississippi

There are 2,670 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $174,340, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.


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

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
21,014 Total Students

87% of students get financical aid. 85% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Ole Miss grads earn an average salary of $38,763.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,472 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,051 after earning their degree at this institution. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Medicine Careers in MS

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 3% $143,010
Family and General Practitioners 0% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Nursing 2,838
Allied Health Professions 504
Health/Medical Admin Services 459
Health/Medical Prep Programs 439
Health Sciences & Services 325
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 310
Communication Sciences 294
Public Health 219

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