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Dentistry Schools in Nevada

172 students earned Dentistry degrees in Nevada in the 2018-2019 year.

A Dentistry major is the 11th 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) 172
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 172
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 172

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 19.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.0%
  • White: 44.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 28.5%
Dentistry Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Nevada

2,410 people in the state and 312,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dentistry.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $95,720, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
31,171 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,551. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.98 years.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,641 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $74,900 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered 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 1,742
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,189
Allied Health Services 1,175
Allied Health Professions 1,127
Health Sciences & Services 496
Health/Medical Admin Services 361
Dental Support Services 343
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 322

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