Wyoming contains four schools that offer dental programs. University of Wyoming, the highest-ranking dental school in WY, has a total student population of 12,427 and is the 1527th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 dental schools in Wyoming, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wyoming comes out as the most expensive ($9,676/yr), with Sheridan College as the lowest recorded at only $4,468/yr.
Dental students from Wyoming 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 Wyoming alone, there are 370 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $57,770. Dentists, general in this state earn $149,500/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the dental schools in Wyoming, the average student population is 3,094 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental, there are 791 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,589 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,319, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.