Utah contains thirteen schools that offer dental hygienist programs. AmeriTech College, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in UT, has a total student population of 323 and is the 795th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 dental hygienist schools in Utah, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, AmeriTech College comes out as the most expensive ($26,706/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Utah 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 Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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