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Medicine Schools in North Carolina

In <nil>, 674 students earned their Medicine degrees in NC.

In this state, Medicine is the 8th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 674
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 674
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 674

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of medicine majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 16.9%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 61.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 5.9%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 15,230 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $198,040, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in North Carolina that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

194 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
31,641 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $52,831 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $13,263. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at UNC Chapel Hill.


Campbell University

Buies Creek
152 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
5,622 Total Students

An average student at Campbell will pay a net price of $22,690. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%.


Wake Forest University

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
8,947 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $29,214. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $67,196 a year. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate.


Duke University

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
17,620 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $82,232 a year. The student loan default rate is 0.10% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $31,416.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,021 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,162. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

Medicine Careers in NC

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 13% $204,930
Physicians and Surgeons 12% $196,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing 7,425
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,189
Allied Health Professions 1,932
Public Health 1,477
Rehabilitation Professions 911
Allied Health Services 797
Mental & Social Health Services 710
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 507

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