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Dentistry Schools in North Carolina

134 students earned Dentistry degrees in North Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

A Dentistry major is the 17th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 134
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 134
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 134

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of dentistry majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 14.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 65.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Dentistry Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in North Carolina

There are 13,450 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $134,300, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
29,877 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 67% of students receive it. A typical student attending UNC Chapel Hill will pay a net price of $13,918. The student loan default rate is 1.70% which is lower than average.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,651 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $34,900 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,506.

Dentistry Careers in NC

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $105,520
Dentists 24% $195,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing 7,453
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,046
Allied Health Professions 2,305
Allied Health Services 1,989
Public Health 1,178
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 1,036
Rehabilitation Professions 827

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