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Medicine Schools in South Carolina

In 2020-2021, 381 students earned their Medicine degrees in SC.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 381
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 381
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 381

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 7.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 76.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.2%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in South Carolina

5,810 people in the state and 503,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medicine.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in South Carolina

Medicine grads earn an average of $185,210 in the state and $203,880 nationwide.


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

206 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,470 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. In their early career, UofSC grads earn an average salary of $45,626. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years.

175 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,083 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $69,378 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. 84% of the teachers are full time.

Medicine Careers in SC

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 16% $208,000
Physicians and Surgeons 12% $170,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Nursing 3,296
Public Health 859
Allied Health Professions 644
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 329
Health/Medical Admin Services 302
Allied Health Services 204
Rehabilitation Professions 202
Other Health Professions 181

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