Brenham has a general population of 13,507 and an overall student population of 17,173. Approximately 17,173 of Brenham's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Blinn College is the largest dental hygienist school in Brenham, based on student population. In 2010, Blinn College graduated approximately 12 students from its dental hygiene program.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene from dental hygienist schools in Brenham in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Brenham's dental hygienist schools was $10,637 per year for instate students and $12,461 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,094 for dental hygiene related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Brenham-based dental hygienist schools, you will have an added expense of $4,630 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,007.
If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Brenham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,310 dental hygienists in Texas. Of these dental hygienists, 180 were working in the greater Brenham area. The number of dental hygienists in Brenham is expected to increase by 34% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
As a dental hygienist in Brenham, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,760 per year. This is lower than the average salary for dental hygienists in the state.
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