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Dental Hygienist Schools in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Dental Hygienist Schools in Albuquerque, NM

With an overall population of 448,607 and a student population of 58,195, approximately 27,241 of Albuquerque students attend one of Albuquerque's schools that offer dental hygienist programs.

Albuquerque's largest dental hygienist school is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from University of New Mexico-Main Campus with credentials in dental hygiene.

A total of 28 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene from dental hygienist schools in Albuquerque in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Albuquerque's dental hygienist schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,197 per year in instate tuition and $29,350 per year in out of state tuition.

You should also anticipate spending about $920 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,738 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,451.

Dental Hygiene Salaries and Career Outlook in Albuquerque

After graduating with your credentials in dental hygiene, if you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Albuquerque, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 dental hygienists in New Mexico were working in the greater Albuquerque area. The government projects that the number of dental hygienists in Albuquerque will increase by 31% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.

As a dental hygienist in Albuquerque, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,950 per year. This is lower than the average salary for dental hygienists in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Dental Hygienist Degree in Albuquerque
  • Associates Degree in Dental Hygienist
  • Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist Classes
  • Dental Hygienist Courses
  • Dental Hygienist Training

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  1. 1University of New Mexico-Main CampusUniversity of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate