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Dentistry Schools in Missouri

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

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

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) 224
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 224
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 224

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 18.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 64.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 7.6%

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.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $148,840, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


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

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,995 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. The student loan default rate of 0.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
16,147 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,702. The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 69%.

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 6,840
Allied Health Professions 1,137
Health Sciences & Services 1,081
Medicine 1,012
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,011
Rehabilitation Professions 979
Public Health 888
Communication Sciences 598

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