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Medicine Schools in West Virginia

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

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 45th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 153
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 153
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 153

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 77.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.3%
Medicine Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Medicine Grads in West Virginia

In this state, there are 2,800 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Medicine Jobs in West Virginia

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $214,270. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,864 Total Students

In their early career, WVU grads earn an average salary of $34,500. 76% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years.


Marshall University

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
13,204 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 96% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,894.

Medicine Careers in WV

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 9% $208,000
Family and General Practitioners 8% $196,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Nursing 1,530
Health/Medical Admin Services 948
Allied Health Services 757
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 514
Allied Health Professions 502
Other Health Professions 411
Public Health 329
Osteopathic Medicine 207

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