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Dentistry Schools in New Jersey

122 Dentistry students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Dentistry major is the 18th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 122
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 122
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 122

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of dentistry majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 24.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.9%
  • White: 36.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.0%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Dentistry Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 8,090 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in New Jersey

Dentistry grads earn an average of $109,190 in the state and $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,173 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Rutgers New Brunswick. A typical student attending Rutgers New Brunswick will pay a net price of $20,623.

Dentistry Careers in NJ

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $92,890
Dentists 12% $143,120

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Nursing 5,665
Allied Health Services 2,470
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,690
Allied Health Professions 1,287
Health Sciences & Services 1,255
Health/Medical Admin Services 795
Public Health 773
Dental Support Services 453

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