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Dentistry Schools in Washington

71 students earned Dentistry degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Dentistry is the 20th most popular major in the state.

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) 71
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 71
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 71

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 31.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.8%
  • White: 53.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.0%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Dentistry Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in Washington

6,270 people in the state and 312,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dentistry.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

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.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%. In their early career, UW Seattle grads earn an average salary of $44,900.

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 3,747
Allied Health Services 3,677
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,436
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,275
Dental Support Services 817
Allied Health Professions 781
Mental & Social Health Services 741
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 712

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