Nebraska contains nine schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Creighton University, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in NE, has a total student population of 7,385 and is the 1200th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 dental hygienist schools in Nebraska, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Creighton University comes out as the most expensive ($25,370/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 30 employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $181,310. Dental hygienists in this state earn $64,000/yr and there are 960 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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