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Medicine Schools in North Carolina

684 students earned Medicine degrees in North Carolina in the 2020-2021 year.

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) 684
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 684
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 684

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: 18.9%
  • Black or African American: 8.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 54.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 11.5%

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
89% Graduation Rate
30,092 Total Students

77% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 64% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 1.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.


Campbell University

Buies Creek
152 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,964 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Wake Forest University

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
8,789 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $32,845. 44% of students get financical aid.


Duke University

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
16,172 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.30%. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
28,798 Total Students

In their early career, ECU grads earn an average salary of $41,603. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

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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