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Medicine Schools in New Jersey

614 students earned Medicine degrees in New Jersey in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Medicine is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 24 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) 614
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 614
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 614

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a medicine major is equally popular with women and men.


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 36.0%
  • Black or African American: 8.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.6%
  • White: 42.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 4.1%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in New Jersey

There are 17,270 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $208,820. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.


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

346 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,411 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at Rutgers New Brunswick. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.60%.


Rowan University

268 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
19,678 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $27,158. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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 5,648
Health Sciences & Services 1,471
Public Health 942
Allied Health Professions 880
Rehabilitation Professions 453
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 348
Allied Health Services 347
Health/Medical Admin Services 317

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