Winchester, VA has fourteen dental schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dental program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Dental students from Winchester 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.
Winchester lies in Winchester county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Winchester-WV area has 52,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5.0% unemployment rate, $18.82/hr average worker wage, and a $39,150 average annual salary.
Of the 14 dental schools with a 100-mile radius of Winchester, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, YTI Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($41,895/yr) for dental students, with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $5,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Winchester|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||45.7 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||52.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||56.9 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||57.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||58.5 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||63.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||70.2 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||71.7 miles|