New Jersey contains thirteen schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Berdan Institute, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in NJ, has a total student population of 421 and is the 902nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 dental hygienist schools in New Jersey, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Berdan Institute comes out as the most expensive ($16,392/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 100 employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $155,060. Dental hygienists in this state earn $76,050/yr and there are 4,530 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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