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Medicine Schools in Virginia

539 students earned Medicine degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Medicine is the 64th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 539
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 539
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 539

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 20.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 49.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 18.7%
Medicine Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Virginia

14,620 people in the state and 503,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to medicine.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $199,080, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
30,697 Total Students

62% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,313. In their early career, VCU grads earn an average salary of $34,400.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. The full-time teacher rate is 93%.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $20,281. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,300 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 59% get financial aid.


Virginia Tech

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
34,683 Total Students

67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Virginia Tech. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Medicine Careers in VA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Family and General Practitioners 19% $182,220
Physicians and Surgeons 16% $201,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing 6,650
Allied Health Professions 2,831
Mental & Social Health Services 2,596
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,526
Allied Health Services 1,488
Public Health 933
Rehabilitation Professions 662

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