Oregon contains sixteen schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Concorde Career Institute, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in OR, has a total student population of 720 and is the 1149th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 dental hygienist schools in Oregon, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($25,416/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 210 employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $"#". Dental hygienists in this state earn $77,520/yr and there are 2,700 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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