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Dentistry Schools in Louisiana

59 students earned Dentistry degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

A Dentistry major is the 20th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 59
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 59
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 59

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 78.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Dentistry Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 1,710 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Louisiana

Dentistry grads earn an average of $105,820 in the state and $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,820 Total Students

4 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 1.60% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $58,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

Dentistry Careers in LA

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25% $83,100
Dentists 10% $106,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Nursing 3,193
Allied Health Services 2,233
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,053
Allied Health Professions 1,071
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,054
Health Aids & Attendants 815
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 561
Medicine 482

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