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Medicine Schools in Tennessee

In 2020-2021, 680 students earned their Medicine degrees in TN.

In this state, Medicine is the 5th most popular major out of a total 25 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) 680
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 680
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 680

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.9%
  • Black or African American: 17.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 55.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 4.7%

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.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Tennessee

Medicine grads earn an average of $212,900 in the state and $203,880 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in Tennessee that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

234 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
4,885 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,866. The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 52% of the teachers are full time.

167 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,181 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%. Graduates earn an average $56,870 after graduation.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
944 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
13,537 Total Students

An average student at Vanderbilt will pay a net price of $19,970. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
13,713 Total Students

The average student takes 4.49 years to complete their degree at ETSU. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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 6,004
Allied Health Professions 1,213
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 993
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 895
Rehabilitation Professions 566
Allied Health Services 483
Health/Medical Admin Services 479
Communication Sciences 425

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