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Medicine Schools in Michigan

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

In terms of popularity, Medicine is the 32nd most popular major in the state out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 913
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 913
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 913

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
  • White: 58.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 11.2%
Medicine Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Michigan

19,800 people in the state and 503,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medicine.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Michigan

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $181,760. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Michigan that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

272 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
27,025 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Wayne State will pay a net price of $14,226. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.20%.

188 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,600 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

164 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
46,716 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,010.


Oakland University

Rochester Hills
130 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,309 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree at Oakland. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.


Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
102 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

In their early career, Central Michigan grads earn an average salary of $34,100. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,677.

Medicine Careers in MI

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 12% $194,930
Physicians and Surgeons 10% $173,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Nursing 7,084
Allied Health Services 2,934
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,400
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,178
Allied Health Professions 1,921
Rehabilitation Professions 1,012
Other Health Professions 883
Dental Support Services 724

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