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Medicine Schools in Massachusetts

669 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 Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 669
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 669
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 669

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 24.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.0%
  • White: 51.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 10.3%
Medicine Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Massachusetts

There are 19,130 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $207,990, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Massachusetts that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Tufts University

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $31,485. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 45% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

180 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
34,657 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $49,200 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 1.70% which is lower than average.


Harvard University

168 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,566 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $15,561. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded

81% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $63,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.80%.

Medicine Careers in MA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 5% $208,000
Family and General Practitioners 5% $200,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Nursing 6,507
Public Health 1,840
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,602
Rehabilitation Professions 1,444
Allied Health Professions 1,352
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,045
Mental & Social Health Services 1,018
Allied Health Services 888

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