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Dentistry Schools in District of Columbia

72 students earned Dentistry degrees in District of Columbia in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Dentistry is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 72
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 72
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 72

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a dentistry major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of dentistry majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 23.6%
  • Black or African American: 54.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 11.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.8%
  • Other Races: 1.4%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in District of Columbia

In this state, there are 1,330 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in District of Columbia

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $183,630, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


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


Howard University

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
10,859 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $41,388. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,792 after earning their degree at this institution.

Dentistry Careers in DC

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $0
Dentists 18% $169,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Nursing 990
Public Health 833
Medicine 471
Health/Medical Admin Services 437
Rehabilitation Professions 172
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 168
Communication Sciences 136
Allied Health Professions 113

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