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Dentistry Schools in New Jersey

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

As a degree choice, Dentistry is the 16th most popular major in the 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) 127
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 127
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 127

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.3%
  • White: 39.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.6%
  • Other Races: 7.1%

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.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $109,190, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


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

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,411 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $23,035. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it.

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 5,648
Health Sciences & Services 1,471
Public Health 942
Allied Health Professions 880
Medicine 614
Rehabilitation Professions 453
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 348
Allied Health Services 347

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