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Dentistry Schools in Iowa

In 2020-2021, 81 students earned their Dentistry degrees in IA.

In this state, Dentistry is the 13th most popular major out of a total 25 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) 81
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 81
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 81

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 75.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 8.6%

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.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Iowa

Dentistry grads earn an average of $156,320 in the state and $122,320 nationwide.


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


University of Iowa

Iowa City
81 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,318 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,401. The full-time teacher rate is 86%. The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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 2,966
Chiropractic 606
Allied Health Professions 577
Medicine 399
Rehabilitation Professions 319
Public Health 310
Health/Medical Admin Services 251
Communication Sciences 249

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