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Dentistry Schools in Kentucky

186 Dentistry students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In terms of popularity, Dentistry is the 12th most popular major in the state out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 186
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 186
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 186

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.9%
  • Black or African American: 9.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 67.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 4.8%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Kentucky

2,980 people in the state and 312,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dentistry.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, dentistry grads earn an average of $64,560. Nationwide, they make an average of $122,320.


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

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
22,211 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $16,828.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,986 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Dentistry Careers in KY

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 23% $59,220
Dentists 13% $135,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Nursing 6,395
Allied Health Professions 801
Health/Medical Admin Services 482
Rehabilitation Professions 479
Medicine 430
Health Sciences & Services 385
Public Health 371
Communication Sciences 321

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