When comparing the average student debt by medical specialty, the numbers are predictably high. However, a surprising part of this research is not only that the cost of an education in healthcare is expensive, but the vast difference between debt totals, based on specialty. That difference can account for almost $150,000!
Average amounts of student debt by medical specialty:
Physical Therapist – $96,000
Veterinarian – $151,672
Medical Doctor – $166,750
Dentist – $241,097
How does your educational debt compare to other medical specialties?
Do you feel that these tuition costs are fair?