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Dentistry Schools in Florida

218 Dentistry students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Dentistry is the 20th most popular major out of a total 34 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 218
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 218
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 218

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 14.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 27.1%
  • White: 42.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
Dentistry Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Florida

There are 16,090 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Florida

Dentistry grads earn an average of $80,990 in the state and $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Florida that offer dentistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
125 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,576 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,816. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.


University of Florida

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending UF will pay a net price of $8,057. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time.

Dentistry Careers in FL

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 33% $61,080
Dentists 24% $145,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Nursing 18,904
Health/Medical Admin Services 11,121
Allied Health Professions 8,526
Allied Health Services 7,873
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,376
Health Sciences & Services 3,521
Public Health 1,994
Dental Support Services 1,713

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