Bryn Mawr has a total population of 4,382 and a student population of 4,243. Of these students, 1,154 are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Harcum College is the largest dental hygienist school in Bryn Mawr, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Harcum College.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree from one of Bryn Mawr's dental hygienist schools. In 2009 tuition at dental hygienist schools in Bryn Mawr was $18,250 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a dental hygienist program in Bryn Mawr. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,990 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,984.
After graduating with your credentials in dental hygiene, if you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Bryn Mawr, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 dental hygienists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Bryn Mawr area. Bryn Mawr's dental hygienist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. 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 Bryn Mawr is $62,440 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for dental hygienists.