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Medicine Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 881 students earned their Medicine degrees in FL.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 70th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 881
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 881
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 881

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 19.9%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.8%
  • White: 49.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 10.4%
Medicine Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 35,190 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $205,020, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Florida that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:


University of Miami

Coral Gables
179 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. 72% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate.

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,838. 77% of the teachers are full time. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


University of Florida

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. A typical student attending UF will pay a net price of $8,057. Graduates earn an average $42,600 after graduation.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,311. Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years. The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
68,475 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 30 to 1. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at UCF.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
41,005 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
29,772 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. 70% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Medicine Careers in FL

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 22% $208,000
Physicians and Surgeons 20% $197,710

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Nursing 18,904
Health/Medical Admin Services 11,121
Allied Health Professions 8,526
Allied Health Services 7,873
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,376
Health Sciences & Services 3,521
Public Health 1,994
Dental Support Services 1,713

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