Mississippi contains ten schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Pearl River Community College, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in MS, has a total student population of 5,519 and is the 1741st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 dental hygienist schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($18,105/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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