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Dentistry Schools in South Carolina

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

As a degree choice, Dentistry is the 17th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 70
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 70
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 70

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 82.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Dentistry Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in South Carolina

There are 4,420 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $72,470, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,971 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $68,400 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 0.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 84% of the teachers are full time.

Dentistry Careers in SC

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $57,530
Dentists 20% $153,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Nursing 3,394
Allied Health Services 1,028
Allied Health Professions 895
Public Health 704
Health/Medical Admin Services 535
Health/Medical Prep Programs 518
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 439
Medicine 348

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