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Dentistry Schools in Florida

224 students earned Dentistry degrees in Florida in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Dentistry is the 16th most popular major in the state out of a total 28 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) 215
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 215
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 215
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 27.7%
  • White: 42.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 5.4%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 16,090 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Florida

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


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


Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
131 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
20,888 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,703 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at NUS Florida will pay a net price of $25,833. 39% of the teachers are full time.


University of Florida

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
53,372 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $5,135. The full-time teacher rate is 88%.

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 21,209
Health/Medical Admin Services 8,048
Health Sciences & Services 4,327
Allied Health Professions 3,670
Public Health 2,030
Allied Health Services 1,996
Mental & Social Health Services 1,223
Medicine 1,218

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