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Medicine Schools in Virginia

539 students earned Medicine degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Medicine is the 10th most popular major out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

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) 539
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 539
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 539

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 20.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 49.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 18.7%
Medicine Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Virginia

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $199,080. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
29,757 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. 81% of students get financical aid. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,275 Total Students

93% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 0.90% which is lower than average.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
25,012 Total Students

In their early career, University of Virginia grads earn an average salary of $50,300. A typical student attending University of Virginia will pay a net price of $20,281. 95% of the teachers are full time.


Virginia Tech

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
36,383 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,964. The 1.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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 6,650
Allied Health Professions 2,831
Mental & Social Health Services 2,596
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,526
Allied Health Services 1,488
Public Health 933
Rehabilitation Professions 662

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