Oklahoma contains nineteen schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Western Technology Center, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in OK, has a total student population of 586 and is the 1332nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 dental hygienist schools in Oklahoma, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College-OKC Central Campus comes out as the most expensive ($32,460/yr), with Moore Norman Technology Center as the lowest recorded at only $3,192/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $49,330. Dental hygienists in this state earn $60,610/yr and there are 1,670 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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