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Dentistry Schools in Texas

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

In this state, Dentistry is the 17th most popular major out of a total 33 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) 304
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 304
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 304

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.4%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 19.7%
  • White: 47.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Dentistry Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

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.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.39 years to complete their degree at Texas A&M College Station. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,386 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The 1.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $62,500 a year.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,317 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. The student loan default rate of 0.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $66,200 a year.

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 22,111
Allied Health Services 9,689
Allied Health Professions 6,486
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 5,141
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,371
Dental Support Services 2,284
Health Sciences & Services 2,120
Rehabilitation Professions 1,617

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