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Dentistry Schools in Massachusetts

473 students earned Dentistry degrees in Massachusetts in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Dentistry is the 11th most popular major in the 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) 473
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 473
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 473

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 29.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.4%
  • White: 33.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.3%
  • Other Races: 8.7%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 6,620 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, dentistry grads earn an average of $111,230. Nationwide, they make an average of $122,320.


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


Tufts University

243 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
12,219 Total Students

44% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.10%.

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
32,718 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 73%. In their early career, Boston U grads earn an average salary of $58,876. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years.


Harvard University

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
30,391 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.90% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $13,872. 5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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 6,626
Public Health 1,567
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,457
Rehabilitation Professions 1,434
Allied Health Professions 1,125
Health/Medical Admin Services 859
Mental & Social Health Services 829
Health Sciences & Services 789

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