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Medicine Schools in West Virginia

In 2020-2021, 370 students earned their Medicine degrees in WV.

In this state, Medicine is the 4th most popular major out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 370
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 370
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 370

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 71.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.3%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in West Virginia

In this state, there are 2,800 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $214,270, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.


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

178 Degrees in Major Awarded
800 Total Students

The 0.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
26,269 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.


Marshall University

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,958 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,780 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Medicine Careers in WV

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 9% $208,000
Family and General Practitioners 8% $196,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Nursing 1,771
Other Health Professions 705
Health/Medical Admin Services 435
Allied Health Professions 356
Public Health 352
Allied Health Services 326
Communication Sciences 199
Rehabilitation Professions 198

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