Delaware contains four schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in DE, has a total student population of 782 and is the 3564th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 dental hygienist schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus comes out as the most expensive ($18,608/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Delaware 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 Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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