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Master’s Degree in Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences

742 Yearly Graduations
$179,300 Median Salary
$146,184 Median Debt
There are 59 schools in the United States where you can get your master's degree in dentistry and oral science. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 25 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 24.3% of dentistry and oral science graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Dentistry & Oral Science Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 742 students earned their master's degree in dentistry and oral science. This makes it the 126th most popular master's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in dentistry and oral science at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Graduate Certificate 856
Master’s Degree 742
Doctor’s Degree 56
Basic Certificate 31

Earnings of Dentistry & Oral Science Majors With Master’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in dentistry and oral science is $179,300. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $151,600 to a high of $200,500.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in dentistry and oral science is $146,184. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $177,922 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $121,836.

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The median monthly payment of a dentistry and oral science graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $1,703.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue master's degree in dentistry and oral science. About 51.5% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 382
Women 360
Gender Diversity of Master's Degree in Dentistry & Oral Science

The racial-ethnic distribution of dentistry and oral science master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 121
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 42
White 318
International Students 180
Other Races/Ethnicities 69
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dentistry & Oral Science Master's Degree Students

There are 59 colleges that offer a master’s degree in dentistry and oral science. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
30 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern California tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their master's degree. Roughly 45,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at USC. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 47% were women.

29 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 29,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,580 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,826 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at IUPUI. Of these students, 48% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

28 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Illinois at Chicago. Each year, around 30,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,924 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,276 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at UIC. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

27 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 5,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,728 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,729 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at UTHealth. Of these students, 56% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York
24 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University at Buffalo comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 30,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University at Buffalo awarded 24 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 58% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky
24 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Louisville comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 21,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,732 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,000 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at U of L. About 46% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
23 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 46,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 people received their master's degree in dentistry and oral science from U of Michigan. Around 26% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 65% were women.

#7

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, California
23 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Loma Linda University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 4,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,680 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $26,880 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at Loma Linda University. About 43% of this group were women, and 39% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

22 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Washington - Seattle Campus comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 46,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,370 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,198 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at UW Seattle. Of these students, 50% were women and 32% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

22 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ohio State University - Main Campus comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 59,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,197 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,560 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their master's degree in dentistry and oral science from Ohio State. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 55% were women.

#9

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
22 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their master's degree is Boston University. Each year, around 33,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,720 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at Boston U. Of these students, 50% were women and 18% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
22 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 29,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,019 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,552 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill awarded 22 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 59% were women.

#13

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
21 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Nova Southeastern University is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 20,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,150 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,665 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 people received their master's degree in dentistry and oral science from Nova Southeastern University. Of these students, 38% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
20 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Rutgers University - New Brunswick is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 49,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,230 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,736 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 people received their master's degree in dentistry and oral science from Rutgers New Brunswick. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#15

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
19 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Harvard University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 31,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $47,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,008 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at Harvard. About 42% of this group were women, and 74% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
18 Yearly Graduations
39% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Saint Louis University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 14,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,700 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,880 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at Saint Louis University awarded 18 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 39% of this group were women, and 28% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
18 Yearly Graduations
39% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Connecticut comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 27,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,798 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,300 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University of Connecticut awarded 18 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 39% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 39% were women.

17 Yearly Graduations
29% Women

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 24,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,786 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus awarded 17 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year.

17 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,875 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,114 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their master's degree in dentistry and oral science from UT Health San Antonio. About 59% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
16 Yearly Graduations
38% Women

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 51,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,318 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 master's degree were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at UMN Twin Cities.

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Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 51,213
Public Health 15,589
Health/Medical Admin Services 13,435
Mental & Social Health Services 13,051
Allied Health Professions 10,882

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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