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Dentistry Schools in Iowa

82 students earned Dentistry degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Dentistry is the 18th most popular major out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 82
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 82
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 82

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.3%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.2%
  • White: 87.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 1.2%
Dentistry Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Iowa

There are 3,890 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $156,320, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


University of Iowa

Iowa City
82 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,240 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 84%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,200 a year. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Dentistry Careers in IA

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25% $131,150
Dentists 18% $177,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Nursing 2,922
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,574
Allied Health Professions 1,074
Chiropractic 678
Allied Health Services 593
Health/Medical Admin Services 433
Dental Support Services 334
Rehabilitation Professions 291

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