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Medicine Schools in Tennessee

422 Medicine students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Medicine is the 11th most popular major out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 422
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 422
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 422

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.4%
  • Black or African American: 25.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 50.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Medicine Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 7,010 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $212,900, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Tennessee that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,252 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
877 Total Students

The 2.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $63,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
13,131 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $20,253. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,191 Total Students

61% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,206.

Medicine Careers in TN

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 16% $208,000
Family and General Practitioners 14% $199,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Nursing 5,664
Allied Health Professions 2,513
Allied Health Services 1,892
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,628
Health/Medical Admin Services 790
Dental Support Services 700
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 539
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 507

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