Idaho contains five schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 dental hygienist schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Milan Institute comes out as the most expensive ($20,061/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Idaho 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 Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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