New York contains eighteen schools that offer dental hygienist programs. New York University, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in NY, has a total student population of 43,404 and is the 13th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 dental hygienist schools in New York, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr), with Erie Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,003/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from New York 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 York alone, there are 270 employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $149,330. Dental hygienists in this state earn $67,010/yr and there are 10,760 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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