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Dentistry Schools in Virginia

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

A Dentistry major is the 19th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 101
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 101
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 101

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 48.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.9%
  • Other Races: 16.8%
Dentistry Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Virginia

There are 7,320 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $199,870, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
29,757 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

Dentistry Careers in VA

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 31% $0
Dentists 24% $164,650

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing 6,650
Allied Health Professions 2,831
Mental & Social Health Services 2,596
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,526
Allied Health Services 1,488
Public Health 933
Rehabilitation Professions 662

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