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Dentistry Schools in West Virginia

46 Dentistry students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

As a degree choice, Dentistry is the 17th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Dentistry Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 46
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 46
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 46

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 89.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in West Virginia

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


Wages for Dentistry Jobs in West Virginia

Dentistry grads earn an average of $61,190 in the state and $122,320 nationwide.


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

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
26,269 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,828 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. The full-time teacher rate is 79%.

Dentistry Careers in WV

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 27% $50,500
Dentists 13% $126,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Nursing 1,771
Other Health Professions 705
Health/Medical Admin Services 435
Medicine 370
Allied Health Professions 356
Public Health 352
Allied Health Services 326
Communication Sciences 199

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