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Dentistry Schools in Washington

In 2020-2021, 70 students earned their Dentistry degrees in WA.

In this state, Dentistry is the 16th most popular major out of a total 27 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in Washington

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 34.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.3%
  • White: 37.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.7%
  • Other Races: 7.1%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 6,270 people employed in jobs related to a dentistry degree, compared to 312,480 nationwide.


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a dentistry grad in the state is $155,090, compared to a typical salary of $122,320 nationwide.


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

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
48,149 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%. 56% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $55,968 after earning their degree at this institution.

Dentistry Careers in WA

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 38% $140,010
Dentists 20% $171,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Nursing 3,851
Mental & Social Health Services 748
Allied Health Services 734
Allied Health Professions 711
Public Health 621
Health/Medical Admin Services 497
Medicine 478
Dental Support Services 427

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