Corpus Christi has a general population of 277,454 and an overall student population of 22,649. Approximately 12,069 of Corpus Christi's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
The largest dental hygienist school in Corpus Christi, by student population, is Del Mar College. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Del Mar College with credentials in dental hygiene.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene from dental hygienist schools in Corpus Christi in 2010. If you decide to attend a dental hygienist school in Corpus Christi, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,746.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,166 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a dental hygienist program in Corpus Christi.
Many dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Corpus Christi, your job prospects are good. There were 10,310 dental hygienists working in Texas and 150 working in the greater Corpus Christi area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 34% in Corpus Christi. 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 Corpus Christi is $64,760 per year, which is higher than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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