Kansas contains eight schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Salina Area Technical College, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in KS, has a total student population of 339 and is the 1900th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 dental hygienist schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Salina Area Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,176/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Kansas 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 Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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