Maryland contains seven schools that offer dental hygienist programs. All-State Career School, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in MD, has a total student population of 984 and is the 1271st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 dental hygienist schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Medix South comes out as the most expensive ($21,717/yr), with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest recorded at only $5,035/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Maryland 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. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 290 employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $138,410. Dental hygienists in this state earn $71,860/yr and there are 2,430 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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