Ohio contains 39 schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 39 dental hygienist schools in Ohio, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Institute of Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($24,480/yr), with Jefferson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,111/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 190 employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $171,290. Dental hygienists in this state earn $62,030/yr and there are 7,100 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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