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Dentistry Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2020-2021, 506 students earned their Dentistry degrees in PA.

In terms of popularity, Dentistry is the 14th most popular major in the state out of a total 27 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 506
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 506
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 506

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 31.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 49.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.9%
  • Other Races: 4.3%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 15,960 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $95,160, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer dentistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,552 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $80,445 a year.


Temple University

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
37,236 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 56%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $23,888.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,336 Total Students

The 0.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 48% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 1 to 1.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
32,277 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,483 after earning their degree at this institution. The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid.

Dentistry Careers in PA

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 23% $79,920
Dentists 9% $127,370

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Nursing 11,477
Rehabilitation Professions 3,183
Allied Health Professions 2,804
Medicine 2,307
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,823
Health Sciences & Services 1,691
Public Health 1,486
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,353

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