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Dentistry Schools in West Virginia

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

A Dentistry major is the 20th most popular major in this 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) 45
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 45
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 45

Gender Distribution

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

Dentistry Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 84.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.7%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Dentistry Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dentistry Grads in West Virginia

There are 470 people in the state and 312,480 people in the nation working in dentistry jobs.

Dentistry Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Dentistry Jobs in West Virginia

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,539. In their early career, WVU grads earn an average salary of $34,500.

Dentistry Careers in WV

Some of the careers dentistry majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 26% $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 1,530
Health/Medical Admin Services 948
Allied Health Services 757
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 514
Allied Health Professions 502
Other Health Professions 411
Public Health 329
Osteopathic Medicine 207

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