Professional Degree Completions, by Race and Ethnicity
Dental, medical, and law school graduates remain predominantly White. In 2018–19, 39.3 percent of dental school graduates were students of color, as were 41.4 percent of medical school graduates. Slightly less than one-third (30.6 percent) of law school graduates were students of color.
Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: 2020 Supplement
Chapter Three: Graduate and Professional Education
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American Dental Association, Health Policy Institute, 2018-19 Survey of Dental Education
Association of American Medical Colleges, 2019 FACTS: Enrollment, Graduates, and MD-PhD Data
Analytix by AccessLex, 2018 Degrees Dataset
Dental school and law school datasets do not include the “Other race or ethnicity” category.