Dental School Seniors

Click on the links below for information and trends from the ADEA Survey of Dental School Seniors, including debt and tuition data. 

Data on choosing dentistry, graduation plans and other trends from the ADEA Survey of Dental School Seniors.

  • Primary Influence on Choice of Dentistry as a Career, 2014, Graph
  • Reasons Why Students Pursue a Dental Career, 2014, Graph
  • Dental School Seniors' Plans to Teach at Some Point in Career, 2014, Graph
  • Timing of Decision to Pursue Career in Dentistry, 2014, Graph
  • Education of Dental School Students' Parents', 2014, Graph
  • Income of Dental School Students' Parents, 2014, Graph
  • Seniors' Immediate Plans After Graduation by Race Ethnicity, by Percentage of Total 2014 Respondents, Table
  • Seniors' Perceptions of Time Devoted to Selected Areas of Education and Training, by Percentage of Total 2014 Respondents for Each Area, Table
  • Seniors' Practice Location Plans by Race Ethnicity, by Percentage of Total 2014 Respondents in Each Category, Table
  • Seniors' Pursuit of Advanced Education 2000 to 2014, by Percentage of Total Respondents for Each Year, Table
  • Seniors' First Choice for Advanced Education Program by Percentage of Total 2014 Respondents in Each Category, Table

Data and historical trends on debt for graduating dental school seniors, drawn from the ADEA Survey of Dental School Seniors. Also includes data on tuition.