Rhode Island contains two schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Lincoln Technical Institute, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in RI, has a total student population of 1,229 and is the 3518th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 dental hygienist schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($23,639/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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