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Dentistry Schools in Illinois

In 2020-2021, 308 students earned their Dentistry degrees in IL.

A Dentistry major is the 14th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 308
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 308
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 308

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 26.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 51.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 8.8%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Illinois

14,890 people in the state and 312,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dentistry.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Illinois

Dentistry grads earn an average of $105,140 in the state and $122,320 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in Illinois that offer dentistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,980 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
33,518 Total Students

72% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
12,860 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,462. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years. 72% of the teachers are full time.

Dentistry Careers in IL

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 14% $85,020
Dentists 9% $143,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Nursing 21,938
Allied Health Professions 1,751
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,726
Public Health 1,675
Medicine 1,344
Rehabilitation Professions 889
Communication Sciences 860
Allied Health Services 720

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