Roswell has a general population of 45,293 and an overall student population of 4,763. Approximately 4,347 of Roswell's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Roswell's largest dental hygienist school is Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus. In 2010, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus graduated approximately 2 students from its dental hygiene program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene from dental hygienist schools in Roswell in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,871 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Roswell dental hygiene schools was an average of $14,799 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,254 per year, on average, for room and board at Roswell-based dental hygienist schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,335.
Many dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Roswell, your job prospects are good. There were 860 dental hygienists working in New Mexico and 130 working in the greater Roswell area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 31% in Roswell. 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 Roswell is $79,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for dental hygienists.
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