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Dentistry Schools in Michigan

277 students earned Dentistry degrees in Michigan in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Dentistry is the 15th most popular major in the state out of a total 26 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 277
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 277
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 277

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 51.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.7%
  • Other Races: 5.4%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Michigan

In this state, there are 9,250 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $131,020, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Michigan that offer dentistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
4,987 Total Students

The average student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree at Detroit Mercy. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $56,293 after earning their degree at this institution.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
47,907 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,878. In their early career, U-M grads earn an average salary of $62,027. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

Dentistry Careers in MI

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25% $116,590
Dentists 19% $187,010

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Nursing 7,345
Allied Health Professions 1,437
Medicine 1,198
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,103
Rehabilitation Professions 1,067
Public Health 992
Other Health Professions 836
Mental & Social Health Services 605

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