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Medicine Schools in Kentucky

279 Medicine students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 60th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 279
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 279
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 279

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 77.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
Medicine Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Kentucky

4,220 people in the state and 503,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medicine.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $211,670, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Kentucky that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

147 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,430 Total Students

The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at UofL. 97% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Medicine Careers in KY

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 10% $199,840
Physicians and Surgeons 7% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Nursing 5,348
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,661
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,458
Allied Health Services 1,355
Allied Health Professions 1,254
Rehabilitation Professions 483
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 477
Public Health 448

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