Twin Falls has a total population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169. Of these students, 8,133 are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
The largest dental hygienist school in Twin Falls, by student population, is College of Southern Idaho. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from College of Southern Idaho with credentials in dental hygiene.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene in Twin Falls in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Twin Falls's dental hygienist schools was $13,728 per year for instate students and $17,048 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a dental hygienist program in Twin Falls. And if you live on campus at one of the Twin Falls-based dental hygienist schools, you will have an added expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
Many dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. Twin Falls's dental hygienist workforce is projected to increase by 35% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a dental hygienist in Twin Falls is $46,930 per year, which is lower than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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