Maine contains two schools that offer dental hygienist programs. University of New England, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in ME, has a total student population of 4,493 and is the 2928th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 dental hygienist schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New England comes out as the most expensive ($28,024/yr), with University of Maine at Augusta as the lowest recorded at only $9,297/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Maine 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 Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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