Montana contains two schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Salish Kootenai College, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in MT, has a total student population of 1,204 and is the 3496th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 dental hygienist schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($6,479/yr), with Salish Kootenai College as the lowest recorded at only $3,992/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Montana 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 Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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