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Medicine Schools in Washington

478 students earned Medicine degrees in Washington in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 478
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 478
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 478

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 14.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 67.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 9.4%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Washington

There are 9,300 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Washington

Medicine grads earn an average of $226,600 in the state and $203,880 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in Washington that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

285 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
48,149 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
573 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 25%. The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
31,159 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,300. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $51,093 after earning their degree at this institution.

Medicine Careers in WA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 18% $208,000
Family and General Practitioners 17% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Nursing 3,851
Mental & Social Health Services 748
Allied Health Services 734
Allied Health Professions 711
Public Health 621
Health/Medical Admin Services 497
Dental Support Services 427
Health Sciences & Services 394

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