Connecticut contains six schools that offer dental hygienist programs. University of New Haven, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in CT, has a total student population of 5,770 and is the 438th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 dental hygienist schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Porter and Chester Institute of Branford comes out as the most expensive ($26,173/yr), with Tunxis Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,452/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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