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Medicine Schools in South Carolina

348 students earned Medicine degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 43rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 348
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 348
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 348

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of medicine majors in South Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.9%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Medicine Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in South Carolina

In this state, there are 5,810 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Medicine Jobs in South Carolina

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $185,210. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

179 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
34,795 Total Students

72% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average.

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,944 Total Students

The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

Medicine Careers in SC

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 16% $208,000
Physicians and Surgeons 12% $170,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Nursing 3,394
Allied Health Services 1,028
Allied Health Professions 895
Public Health 704
Health/Medical Admin Services 535
Health/Medical Prep Programs 518
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 439
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 345

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