Nevada contains seven schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Institute of Professional Careers, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in NV, has a total student population of 5 and is the 2485th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 dental hygienist schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem Institute-Las Vegas comes out as the most expensive ($24,876/yr), with Truckee Meadows Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,896/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Nevada 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 Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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