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Medicine Schools in Virginia

1,144 Medicine students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

A Medicine major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1,144
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1,144
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1,144

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 20.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 58.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 8.0%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Virginia

There are 14,620 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Virginia

Medicine grads earn an average of $199,080 in the state and $203,880 nationwide.


There are 6 colleges in Virginia that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

475 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,123 Total Students

The 0.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
29,070 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,487 a year. The 2.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
25,628 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Graduates earn an average $64,712 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,289 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.50% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.


Liberty University

136 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
93,349 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,382.


Virginia Tech

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
37,024 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $21,301.

Medicine Careers in VA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 19% $182,220
Physicians and Surgeons 16% $201,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing 6,775
Mental & Social Health Services 2,163
Allied Health Professions 1,447
Public Health 1,071
Health/Medical Admin Services 988
Allied Health Services 967
Rehabilitation Professions 730
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 382

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