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Dentistry Schools in Colorado

In 2020-2021, 116 students earned their Dentistry degrees in CO.

In this state, Dentistry is the 14th most popular major out of a total 26 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 116
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 116
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 116

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a dentistry major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of dentistry majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 17.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.3%
  • White: 42.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.7%
  • Other Races: 3.4%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Colorado

In this state, there are 8,140 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $144,880, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
24,723 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,167 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 69%. 82% of students get financical aid.

Dentistry Careers in CO

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 36% $116,840
Dentists 18% $131,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Nursing 6,496
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,499
Allied Health Professions 622
Medicine 438
Allied Health Services 263
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 231
Public Health 228
Rehabilitation Professions 218

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