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296 students earned Dentistry degrees in Texas in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, Dentistry is the 17th most popular major out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 296
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 296
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 296

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 23.3%
  • Black or African American: 9.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.0%
  • White: 35.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 4.7%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Texas

22,040 people in the state and 312,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dentistry.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $139,540, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in Texas that offer dentistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
70,418 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 2.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,478 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.50% which is lower than average. In their early career, UT Health San Antonio grads earn an average salary of $64,621. The full-time teacher rate is 73%.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,608 Total Students

5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $70,514 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 0.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Dentistry Careers in TX

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 28% $107,590
Dentists 23% $157,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Nursing 21,862
Allied Health Professions 3,806
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,598
Health Sciences & Services 2,485
Public Health 2,111
Medicine 1,974
Communication Sciences 1,724
Rehabilitation Professions 1,705

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