Young Physicians Graduate with Heavy Debts.
At this point in time 25% of medical students graduate with more than $200,000 in debts.
This staggering expense limits entry into the profession especially for low income students and encourages all graduates to enter higher earning specialties and to avoid lower paying careers in primary care.
The median cost of attending one year of medical school including all fees is currently $62,243 in private schools.
The median cost of attending one year of medical school for state residence at public schools is $44,390.