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Dentistry Schools in Louisiana

In 2020-2021, 69 students earned their Dentistry degrees in LA.

In terms of popularity, Dentistry is the 15th most popular major in the state out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

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) 69
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 69
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 69

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 20.3%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 1.4%

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.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Louisiana

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


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

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,827 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. 3 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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 3,502
Health/Medical Admin Services 674
Allied Health Professions 593
Medicine 492
Communication Sciences 476
Public Health 362
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 306
Allied Health Services 275

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