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Dentistry Schools in Massachusetts

451 students earned Dentistry degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

A Dentistry major is the 13th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 451
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 451
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 451

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 29.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.8%
  • White: 35.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.5%
  • Other Races: 6.9%
Dentistry Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Massachusetts

6,620 people in the state and 312,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dentistry.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $111,230, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Massachusetts that offer dentistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Tufts University

221 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,878 Total Students

64% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. This private school has an average net price of $31,485.

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
33,720 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 70% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,729.


Harvard University

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,655 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $70,300 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

Dentistry Careers in MA

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 30% $101,400
Dentists 6% $148,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Nursing 6,507
Public Health 1,840
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,602
Rehabilitation Professions 1,444
Allied Health Professions 1,352
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,045
Mental & Social Health Services 1,018
Allied Health Services 888

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