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815 Yearly Graduations
$70,100 Median Salary
$36,947 Median Debt
There are 49 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in medical prep. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 42% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.7% of medical prep graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Medical Prep Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 815 students earned their graduate certificate in medical prep. This earns it the #27 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in medical prep at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 4,136
Bachelor’s Degree 3,698
Basic Certificate 1,642
Graduate Certificate 815
Undergraduate Certificate 686
Master’s Degree 301
Doctor’s Degree 1

Earnings of Medical Prep Majors With Graduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in medical prep is $70,100. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $70,100 and the high is $70,100.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in medical prep is $36,947. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $47,717 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $17,521.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $430.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in medical prep. About 61.2% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 316
Women 499
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Medical Prep

The racial-ethnic distribution of medical prep graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 162
Black or African American 73
Hispanic or Latino 75
White 390
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 101
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Medical Prep Graduate Certificate Students

There are 49 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in medical prep. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

144 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for medical prep majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 4,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,898 per year.

The medical prep program at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine awarded 144 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 50% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
71 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bryn Mawr College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in medical prep. Roughly 1,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $53,180 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $45,240 per year.

The medical prep program at Bryn Mawr College awarded 71 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 63% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
69 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Harvard University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in medical prep. Roughly 31,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $47,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,008 per year.

The medical prep program at Harvard University awarded 69 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 68% were women and 49% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Keck Graduate Institute

Claremont, California
60 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Keck Graduate Institute comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in medical prep. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The medical prep program at Keck Graduate Institute awarded 60 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 52% were women and 63% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

College of Our Lady of the Elms

Chicopee, Massachusetts
45 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for medical prep majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is College of Our Lady of the Elms. Roughly 1,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $35,270 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,814 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from Elms College. Around 51% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

#6

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
40 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Washington University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in medical prep. Each year, around 27,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 40 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from GWU. About 52% of this group were women, and 30% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Meredith College

Raleigh, North Carolina
35 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Meredith College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in medical prep. Roughly 1,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $38,520 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,479 per year.

The medical prep program at Meredith College awarded 35 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 31% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#8

Goucher College

Baltimore, Maryland
33 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Goucher College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in medical prep. Each year, around 2,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,720 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from Goucher. About 79% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
31 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Washington University in St Louis is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in medical prep. Roughly 15,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,250 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,250 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 31 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from WUSTL. Of these students, 71% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

University of California - San Francisco

San Francisco, California
29 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for medical prep majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of California - San Francisco. Roughly 3,100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from University of California - San Francisco. Of these students, 72% were women and 52% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
28 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Johns Hopkins University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in medical prep. Each year, around 25,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $55,350 per year.

The medical prep program at Johns Hopkins University awarded 28 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 32% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#12

Mills College

Oakland, California
26 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mills College is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in medical prep. Roughly 1,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $29,340 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,833 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 graduate certificate were handed out to medical prep majors at Mills. Of these students, 62% were women and 31% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts
25 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tufts University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in medical prep. Each year, around 11,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,724 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from Tufts. Around 4% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#14

University of Virginia - Main Campus

Charlottesville, Virginia
21 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Virginia - Main Campus comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in medical prep. Each year, around 24,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,970 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,578 per year.

The medical prep program at University of Virginia - Main Campus awarded 21 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 57% of this group were women, and 19% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Scripps College

Claremont, California
18 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Scripps College comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in medical prep. Each year, around 1,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,970 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $41,286 per year.

The medical prep program at Scripps College awarded 18 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 44% were women.

#16

Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York
17 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hofstra University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in medical prep. Each year, around 11,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $46,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $25,164 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from Hofstra. Around 59% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 65% were women.

16 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for medical prep majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Wright State University - Main Campus. Roughly 15,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,298 per year.

The medical prep program at Wright State University - Main Campus awarded 16 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 44% of this group were women, and 31% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
15 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for medical prep majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Connecticut. Each year, around 27,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,798 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,300 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 graduate certificate were handed out to medical prep majors at UCONN. About 47% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

15 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for medical prep majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $22,176 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from CDU. Around 80% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 60% were women.

#20

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for medical prep majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Roughly 2,800 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their graduate certificate in medical prep from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Of these students, 75% were women and 58% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to medical prep that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 3,386
Public Health 1,648
Mental & Social Health Services 988
Health/Medical Admin Services 906
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 856

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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