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Dentistry Schools in Nebraska

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

As a degree choice, Dentistry is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 133
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 133
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 133
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 79.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 7.3%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Nebraska

2,360 people in the state and 312,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dentistry.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Nebraska

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $91,120, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


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

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
8,770 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The 1.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,699 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 2 to 1. 85% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $60,172 after earning their degree at this institution.

Dentistry Careers in NE

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Dentists 15% $123,090
Health Specialties Professors 6% $81,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Nursing 1,908
Allied Health Professions 596
Rehabilitation Professions 364
Medicine 287
Health/Medical Admin Services 260
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 201
Public Health 149
Communication Sciences 141

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