Colorado contains eleven schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Concorde Career Colleges, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in CO, has a total student population of 810 and is the 1103rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 dental hygienist schools in Colorado, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Intellitec College-Grand Junction comes out as the most expensive ($24,858/yr), with Community College of Denver as the lowest recorded at only $9,358/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Colorado 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.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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