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Medicine Schools in South Dakota

66 students earned Medicine degrees in South Dakota in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Medicine is the 10th most popular major in the state out of a total 20 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in South Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 66
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 66
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 66

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 89.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 10.6%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in South Dakota

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


Wages for Medicine Jobs in South Dakota

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $214,030. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.


There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
9,459 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 71% of the teachers are full time.

Medicine Careers in SD

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 4% $208,000
Family and General Practitioners 4% $199,380

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Nursing 1,022
Allied Health Professions 217
Mental & Social Health Services 145
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 138
Health Sciences & Services 135
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 81
Communication Sciences 72
Allied Health Services 67

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