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Dentistry Schools in Mississippi

35 Dentistry students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In this state, Dentistry is the 16th most popular major out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 35

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 82.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 2,370 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $153,810, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


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

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
21,014 Total Students

The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at Ole Miss. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,161. In their early career, Ole Miss grads earn an average salary of $38,763.

Dentistry Careers in MS

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 27% $0
Dentists 1% $144,030

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Nursing 2,838
Allied Health Professions 504
Health/Medical Admin Services 459
Health/Medical Prep Programs 439
Health Sciences & Services 325
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 310
Communication Sciences 294
Medicine 228

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