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Dentistry Schools in Kentucky

171 students earned Dentistry degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

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

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) 171
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 171
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 171

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 73.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Dentistry Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $64,560, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,670 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,402 Total Students

In their early career, UK grads earn an average salary of $36,900. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

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 12% $135,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Nursing 5,348
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,661
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,458
Allied Health Services 1,355
Allied Health Professions 1,254
Rehabilitation Professions 483
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 477
Public Health 448

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