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Dentistry Schools in Virginia

In 2020-2021, 105 students earned their Dentistry degrees in VA.

In this state, Dentistry is the 16th most popular major out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

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) 105
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 105
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 105

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 31.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 42.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.8%
  • Other Races: 9.5%

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.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Virginia

In this state, dentistry grads earn an average of $199,870. Nationwide, they make an average of $122,320.


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

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
29,070 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, VCU grads earn an average salary of $42,487. The full-time teacher rate is 68%.

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 6,775
Mental & Social Health Services 2,163
Allied Health Professions 1,447
Medicine 1,144
Public Health 1,071
Health/Medical Admin Services 988
Allied Health Services 967
Rehabilitation Professions 730

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