Find Healthcare Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Dentistry in Louisiana

Find Schools Near

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
2,809 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

View all majors related to Dentistry

View Nationwide Dentistry Report

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Healthcare Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited healthcare schools across the U.S.