Boise, ID has two dental hygienist schools within its city limits. Boise State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a dental hygienist program, has a total student population of 18,933. It is the 448th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho).
Dental Hygienist students from Boise 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.
Of the 2 dental hygienist schools in Boise, only 1 has 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) for dental hygienist students, with Boise State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,811/yr.