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.

Dental, Medical, and Law School Graduates, by Race and Ethnicity


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.