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Medicine Schools in New Jersey

422 students earned Medicine degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Medicine is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 422
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 422
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 422

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of medicine majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 34.8%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.7%
  • White: 45.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Medicine Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in New Jersey

17,270 people in the state and 503,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medicine.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Medicine Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $208,820, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

347 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,173 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,300 a year.

#2

Rowan University

Glassboro
75 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $25,529. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#3

Seton Hall University

South Orange
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,219 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,800 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years.

Medicine Careers in NJ

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 9% $201,670
Physicians and Surgeons 7% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Nursing 5,665
Allied Health Services 2,470
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,690
Allied Health Professions 1,287
Health Sciences & Services 1,255
Health/Medical Admin Services 795
Public Health 773
Dental Support Services 453

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