With an overall population of 10,985 and a student population of 2,618, approximately 2,618 of Ontario students attend one of Ontario's schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Of the 1 dental hygienist schools in Ontario, the largest dental hygiene school, by student population, is Treasure Valley Community College. In 2010, Treasure Valley Community College graduated approximately 1 students from its dental hygiene program.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene in Ontario in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ontario's dental hygienist schools was $13,845 per year for instate students and $14,295 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for dental hygiene related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,195 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Ontario, your job prospects are good. There were 3,140 dental hygienists working in Oregon and 180 working in the greater Ontario area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 27% in Ontario. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a dental hygienist in Ontario is $75,770 per year, which is lower than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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