Michigan contains 28 schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Madonna University, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in MI, has a total student population of 4,211 and is the 365th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 dental hygienist schools in Michigan, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Kalamazoo comes out as the most expensive ($25,816/yr), with Mott Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,257/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 150 employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $141,090. Dental hygienists in this state earn $59,640/yr and there are 8,970 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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