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In 2018-2019, 221 students earned their Dentistry degrees in MO.

In this state, Dentistry is the 17th most popular major out of a total 30 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 221
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 221
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 221

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 66.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Dentistry Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Missouri

There are 6,230 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Missouri

In this state, dentistry grads earn an average of $148,840. Nationwide, they make an average of $122,320.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,857 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 26%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $99,000 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.40%.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

In their early career, UMKC grads earn an average salary of $38,300. 94% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 65%.

Dentistry Careers in MO

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 35% $119,930
Dentists 15% $171,840

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Nursing 6,422
Allied Health Professions 1,489
Health Sciences & Services 1,087
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,086
Rehabilitation Professions 1,071
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,068
Allied Health Services 1,046
Public Health 676

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