North Dakota contains one school that offers dental programs. North Dakota State College of Science has a total student population of 2,650 and is the 3450th highest ranked school in America.
Dental students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 520 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $58,370. Dentists, general in this state earn $196,450/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the dental schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from dental, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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