School of Medicine


The University of Louisville School of Medicine is located in downtown Louisville on the Health Sciences Campus. The school houses all of the graduate medical programs, and provides primary care to the Louisville community.

2017 First Destination Results

A total of 38 (n=38) graduates of the School of Medicine from the December 2016, May 2017, and August 2017 classes reported employment and continuing education information.

Class Breakdown

  • December 2016: 11% (n=4)
  • May 2017: 71% (n=27)
  • August 2017: 18% (n=7)

Degree Level

  • Masters: 24% (n=9)
  • Doctorate: 76% (n=29)

Post-Graduation Status*

  • 87% of graduates are employed full-time
  • 11% of graduates are enrolling in/enrolled in graduate school or continuing education
  • 2% of graduates are employed part-time

Full-time Employment Timeline

Of graduates who reported full-time employment:

  • 64% were employed upon graduation
  • 94% were employed within 3 months of graduation
  • 97% were employed within 6 months of graduation
  • 100% were employed within 12 months of graduation

Average Full-time Salaries

  • Masters degree recipients: $41,000
  • Doctorate degree recipients: $58,000

*Post-graduation status is only representative of those who completed the First Destination Survey, and may not be generalizable to all degree recipients.
The timeline for full-time employment varies by alumni; results from the First Destination Survey many not be generalizable to all degree recipients.
Average full-time salaries vary by degree, degree level, years of experience, job classification, and company/organization, and my not be generalizable to all degree recipients.