District Of Columbia contains two schools that offer dental programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking dental school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 dental schools in District Of Columbia, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr), with Howard University as the lowest recorded at only $14,131/yr.
Dental students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become dentists, orthodontists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 86,270 people working as dentists, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $156,850. Also, Dental hygienists make on average $67,860 per year and there are about 173,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the District Of Columbia alone, there are 420 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $76,320. Dentists, general in this state earn $164,430/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the dental schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dental, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.