Oxnard has a total population of 170,358 and a student population of 9,534. Of these students, 8,642 are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Of the 1 dental hygienist schools in Oxnard, the largest dental hygiene school, by student population, is Oxnard College. In 2010, Oxnard College graduated approximately 16 students from its dental hygiene program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree from one of Oxnard's dental hygienist schools. If you decide to attend a dental hygienist school in Oxnard, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $824.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a dental hygienist program in Oxnard.
Many dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oxnard, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 dental hygienists in California were working in the greater Oxnard area. By the year 2018, the number of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 25% in Oxnard. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a dental hygienist in Oxnard is $101,810 per year, which is higher than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.