Arizona contains eleven schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 dental hygienist schools in Arizona, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Bryman School of Arizona comes out as the most expensive ($25,614/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Arizona schools who go on to become dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental professionals, dental hygienistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 173,900 people working as dental hygienists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,860. Also, Dentists specialists make on average $153,570 per year and there are about 5,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 120 employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $168,140. Dental hygienists in this state earn $74,000/yr and there are 2,700 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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