Wisconsin contains fourteen schools that offer dental hygienist programs. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, the highest-ranking dental hygienist school in WI, has a total student population of 3,421 and is the 2432nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 dental hygienist schools in Wisconsin, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($23,148/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Dental Hygienist students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are employed dentists specialists earning an average yearly salary of $163,860. Dental hygienists in this state earn $61,030/yr and there are 4,870 employed.
Also, within the dental hygienist schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental hygienist, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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