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Dentistry Schools in Nevada

In 2020-2021, 169 students earned their Dentistry degrees in NV.

A Dentistry major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 169
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 169
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 169

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 24.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 52.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.6%
  • Other Races: 11.8%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Nevada

There are 2,410 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Nevada

In this state, dentistry grads earn an average of $95,720. Nationwide, they make an average of $122,320.


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

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
31,142 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,832 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,554 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 0.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 57% of the teachers are full time.

Dentistry Careers in NV

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 43% $63,670
Dentists 18% $195,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Nursing 2,015
Health Sciences & Services 432
Allied Health Professions 313
Medicine 242
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 210
Allied Health Services 188
Health/Medical Admin Services 123
Public Health 119

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