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Medicine Schools in Pennsylvania

1,221 students earned Medicine degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Medicine is the 10th most popular major in the state out of a total 32 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1,221
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1,221
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1,221

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 22.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 58.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Medicine Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 24,910 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $195,810. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

270 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,026 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $69,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,743.

#2

Drexel University

Philadelphia
243 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,205 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.67 years to graduate.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia
184 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $71,600 after graduation. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%.

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,686 Total Students

A typical student attending Pitt will pay a net price of $28,758. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
564 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average.

Medicine Careers in PA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 8% $187,440
Family and General Practitioners 7% $194,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Nursing 12,702
Allied Health Professions 3,300
Rehabilitation Professions 2,946
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,583
Allied Health Services 2,392
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,029
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,510
Public Health 1,354

View all majors related to Medicine

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